NoduleAka: Nodule, Subcutaneous Nodule
- See Also
- Biopsy persistent, nontender dermal Nodules
- Causes: Subcutaneous Nodule
|Definition (SNOMEDCT)||A 1 to 5 cm firm lesion raised above the surface of the surrounding skin; differs from a papule only in size|
|Definition (NCI)||A growth or lump that may be malignant (cancer) or benign (not cancer).|
|Definition (NCI)||A small lump, swelling or collection of tissue.|
|Concepts||Acquired Abnormality (T020)|
|English||Nodule, NODULE, Nodule, NOS, nodule, Nodules, nodules, Nodule (morphologic abnormality)|
|Spanish||nódulo (anomalía morfológica), nódulo, Nódulo|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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