Maculopapular

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Maculopapular is a medical term used to describe a unique type of rash. It is a portmanteau of the terms

  1. macule (meaning a small red lesion flush with the surface of the skin) and
  2. papule meaning a small, raised red lesion.

Thus, the rash is comprised of both raised and flat small red lesions. It can be seen in a variety of conditions, including the measles and syphilis.



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