FIBROUS PAPULE (OF THE NOSE)
By Gary M. White, MD
The fibrous papule of the nose is a relatively common, small, benign papule on the nose of an adult. It may look red or vascular with fine telangiectasias on the surface.
This benign condition is commonly mistaken for a small nevus. Typically, a small, 2-4 mm flesh-colored or red, solitary papule occurs on or about the nose.
No treatment is needed. A shave biopsy for cosmesis may be done.
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