Fleshy Lesions on a 32-Year-Old Woman

Alyssa Abbey, MCMS, PA-C; Martin I. Newman, MD


November 11, 2014

Physical Examination and Work-up

The physical examination reveals dozens of 0.5-2.0 cm fleshy nodules spread over the patient's trunk, face, and upper extremities. The nodules are nontender to palpation and nonerythematous, and they produce no discharge, crusting, or scaling. Several tan oval macules measuring 1.5-3 cm and patches with well-defined borders are located on her trunk and upper extremities (Figure).

Her vital signs are within normal limits, and her other physical findings are unremarkable.


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