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Pustule

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Pustule

  • Causes
  1. Hair Follicle
  2. Spontaneous non-follicular Pustule
  3. Secondary evolution of Vesicles
  • Description
  1. Raised circumscribed lesion
  2. Contains purulent exudate (white, yellow, green)
  3. Follicular Pustules are conical with hair in center
  4. Non-follicular Pustules vary in shape
  • Labs
  1. Gram Stain and culture of pustular discharge
  • Examples
  1. Drug eruption
  2. Generalized Pustular Psoriasis syndrome