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Nodule

Aka: Nodule, Subcutaneous Nodule
  1. See Also
    1. Nodular Lymphangitis
  2. Description
    1. Palpable, solid round or oval lesion
    2. Usually exceeds 1 cm diameter
    3. Greater depth than a Papule
      1. Extends to Dermis or subcutaneous tissue
  3. Precautions
    1. Biopsy persistent, nontender dermal Nodules
  4. Causes: Subcutaneous Nodule
    1. Common
      1. Sebaceous Cyst
      2. Lipoma
      3. Warts
      4. Dermatofibroma
    2. Uncommon
      1. Rheumatoid Nodule
      2. Gouty Tophi
      3. Nodular Lymphangitis
      4. Lymphoma
      5. Erythema Nodosum
      6. Polyarteritis Nodosum
      7. Nodular Vasculitis
      8. Neurofibromatosis

Nodule (C0028259)

Definition (SCTSPA) Lesión firme, de 1 a 5 cm de diámetro, elevada sobre la superficie de la piel circundante; sólo se diferencia de una pápula por su tamaño
Definition (SNOMEDCT_US) A 1 to 5 cm firm lesion raised above the surface of the surrounding skin; differs from a papule only in size
Definition (NCI) A small lump, swelling or collection of tissue.
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A growth or lump that may be malignant (cancer) or benign (not cancer).
Concepts Acquired Abnormality (T020)
SnomedCT 27925004
English Nodule, Nodules, nodule, nodules, Nodule (morphologic abnormality), Nodule, NOS
Italian Nodulo
Japanese 小結節, ショウケッセツ
Czech Uzlina
Hungarian Nodulus
Spanish nódulo (anomalía morfológica), nódulo, Nódulo
Portuguese Nódulo
Dutch nodule
French Nodule
German Knoetchen
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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