Papular-Nodular Skin Lesions

Etiology (by color)

White

  • Calcinosis Cutis

Skin-Colored

  • Angiofibroma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome)
  • Epidermal Inclusion Cyst
  • Lipoma
  • Neurofibromatosis (see Neurofibromatosis, [[Neurofibromatosis]])
  • Neuroma
    • MEN Syndrome, Type 2b
  • Osteoma (Gardner Syndrome)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (see Rheumatoid Arthritis, [[Rheumatoid Arthritis]])
  • Tricholemmoma (Cowden Disease)

Pink/Translucent

  • Amyloidosis (see Amyloidosis, [[Amyloidosis]])
  • Papular Mucinosis

Yellow

  • Necrobiosis Lipoidica
  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum
  • Sebaceous Adenoma (Torre Syndrome)
  • Tophus
  • Xanthoma

Red

  • Angiokeratoma (Fabry Disease): papules
  • Arthropod Bites
  • Bacillary Angiomatosis (see [[]]): papules
    • Seen primarily in AIDS
  • Cherry Hemangioma
  • Cutaneous Lupus (see Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, [[Systemic Lupus Erythematosus]]): papules or plaques
  • Ersipelas
  • Leukemia Cutis (see Leukemia, [[Leukemia]]): papules or plaques
  • Lymphocytoma Cutis (Pseudolymphoma)
  • Lymphoma Cutis (see Lymphoma, [[Lymphoma]]): papules or plaques
  • Panniculitis: nodules
  • Polymorphous Light Eruption
  • Sporotrichosis (see Sporotrichosis, [[Sporotrichosis]])
  • Sweet’s Syndrome (see Sweets Syndrome, [[Sweets Syndrome]]): papules or plaques
  • Vasculitis see Vasculitis, [[Vasculitis]]): nodules
    • Typically with medium vessel vasculitis
    • Example: Polyarteritis Nodosa (see Polyarteritis Nodosa, [[Polyarteritis Nodosa]]): nodules

Red-Brown

  • Erythema Elevatum Diutinum (Chronic Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis)
  • Lupus Vulgaris
  • Sarcoidosis (see Sarcoidosis, [[Sarcoidosis]])
  • Sweet’s Syndrome (see Sweets Syndrome, [[Sweets Syndrome]]): papules or plaques
  • Urticaria Pigmentosa

Blue

  • Blue Nevus
  • Venous Lake
  • Venous Malformation (Blue Rubber Bleb Syndrome)

Violaceous

Purple

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Kaposi Sarcoma (see Kaposi Sarcoma, [[Kaposi Sarcoma]])
  • Palpable Purpura (see xxxx, [[Purpura]])

Any Color

  • Metastases

References

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