PAPULE, SOLITARY, CHRONIC, ADULT
By Gary M. White, MD
There are many, many lesions, both benign and malignant, that can present as a chronic solitary papule. (Let us loosely define the term chronic here as lasting longer than 2 months.) If there is any question about the diagnosis, a biopsy should be taken.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Cutaneous Focal Mucinosis
Inverted Follicular Keratosis
Reticulohistiocytoma, Solitary Type
Rarely, a solitary, pearly lesion, at times with a rolled border may prove to be a solitary syringoma.
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