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  1. Spitz Nevus

    Spitz nevus. A 1-cm raised red dome-shaped nodule that suddenly appeared on the shoulder of a child.

  2. Tuberous Sclerosis (Fibrous Plaque)

    Tuberous sclerosis, fibrous plaque. Raised skin-colored plaque on the forehead of a child representing a connective tissue nevus.

  3. Vascular Malformations on Hand

    Vascular malformations. These are congenital malformations that consist of capillary, venous, arterial, or lymphatic abnormalities. There are often combined alformations that comprise different types of vessels. Examples of vascular malformations include port-wine stains (capillary malformation), cystic hygroma (lymphatic malformation), and venous malformations. Vascular malformations are present at birth and grow proportionately with the child. Some vascular malformations may not manifest themselves until adolescence or adulthood. These figures represent venous malformations on the hand and foot.

  4. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Systemic lupus erythematosus. Image illustrates cutaneous involvement of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in the classic butterfly pattern on the face. This macular and intensely erythematous eruption is frequently aggravated by sun exposure and may flare with other symptoms of systemic disease.

  5. Tuberous Sclerosis (Adenoma Sebaceum)

    Tuberous sclerosis, adenoma sebaceum. Small erythematous papules on the nose and cheeks of a child representing angiofibromata.

  6. Skin Tags

    A skin tag is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin by a connecting stalk. Skin tags are not dangerous.

  7. Salmon Patch on Newborn

    Salmon patch on the glabella of a newborn.

  8. Varicella-Zoster Virus Infection on Chest Wall

    Varicella-zoster virus infection: herpes zoster in T8 to T10 dermatomes. Typical grouped vesicles and pustules with erythema and edema of three contiguous thoracic dermatomes on the posterior chest wall.

  9. Sweet's Syndrome

    Sweet's syndrome. Erythematous plaques and nodules with central bullous changes on a child's knee.

  10. Verruca Vulgaris

    Verruca vulgaris. The common wart is a benign growth caused by localized infection with one of the many types of human papillomavirus. These small DNA viruses are part of the papovavirus group. Warts are especially common among children and adolescents and may occur on any mucocutaneous surface. The hands are a particularly frequent location. The typical wart is a roughsurfaced nodule that may be either lighter or darker than the surrounding skin.

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