Dermatology Book



Aka: Nodule, Subcutaneous Nodule
  1. See Also
    1. Nodular Lymphangitis
    2. Mycetoma
  2. Findings
    1. Palpable, solid round or oval lesion
    2. Usually exceeds 1 cm diameter
    3. Greater depth than a Papule
      1. Extends to Dermis or subcutaneous tissue
  3. Precautions
    1. Biopsy persistent, nontender dermal Nodules
  4. Causes: Subcutaneous Nodule
    1. Common
      1. Sebaceous Cyst
      2. Lipoma
      3. Common Wart
      4. Dermatofibroma
      5. Foreign Body Granuloma
    2. Uncommon
      1. Rheumatoid Nodule
      2. Gouty Tophi
      3. Nodular Lymphangitis
      4. Mycetoma
      5. Lymphoma
      6. Erythema Nodosum
      7. Polyarteritis Nodosa
      8. Nodular Vasculitis
      9. Neurofibromatosis
      10. Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath (benign Nodule of hand tendons)

Nodule (C0028259)

Definition (SCTSPA) Lesión firme, de 1 a 5 cm de diámetro, elevada sobre la superficie de la piel circundante; sólo se diferencia de una pápula por su tamaño
Definition (SNOMEDCT_US) 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 small lump, swelling or collection of tissue.
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A growth or lump that may be malignant (cancer) or benign (not cancer).
Concepts Acquired Abnormality (T020)
SnomedCT 27925004
English Nodule, Nodules, nodule, nodules, Nodule (morphologic abnormality), Nodule, NOS
Italian Nodulo
Japanese 小結節, ショウケッセツ
Czech Uzlina
Hungarian Nodulus
Spanish nódulo (anomalía morfológica), nódulo, Nódulo
Portuguese Nódulo
Dutch nodule
French Nodule
German Knoetchen
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

Subcutaneous nodule (C0151811)

Definition (NCI) A small palpable mass in the subcutaneous tissues.
Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 206869009, 95325000, 158239007
English Nodule, subcutaneous, [D]Nodule, subcutaneous (context-dependent category), [D]Nodule, subcutaneous, Subcutaneous nodule (disorder), Subcutaneous nodule (finding), subcutaneous nodule, subcutaneous nodule (physical finding), subcutaneous nodules, nodules subcutaneous, Nodule subcutaneous, [D]Nodule, subcutaneous (situation), Subcutaneous nodules, Subcutaneous nodule, Nodule of subcutaneous tissue, Nodule of subcutaneous tissue, NOS, Subcutaneous nodule, NOS, Subcutaneous Nodule
Spanish [D]nódulo, subcutáneo (categoría dependiente del contexto), nódulo subcutáneo (hallazgo), nódulo subcutáneo (trastorno), Nódulo subcutáneo, [D]nódulo, subcutáneo, [D]nódulo, subcutáneo (situación), nódulo del tejido subcutáneo, nódulo subcutáneo
Czech Podkožní uzlík
Dutch knobbel subcutaan, subcutane knobbel
French Nodule sous-cutané
German Knoten subkutan, subkutaner Knoten
Hungarian Subcutan csomó, Csomó subcutan
Italian Nodulo sottocutaneo
Japanese ヒカケッセツ, 皮下結節
Portuguese Nódulo subcutâneo
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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