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plaque

1. Pathol any small abnormal patch on or within the body, such as the typical lesion of psoriasis
2. short for dental plaque

Plaque

A tablet, often inscribed, added to or set into a surface on the exterior or interior wall.

plaque

[plak]
(medicine)
A patch, or an abnormal flat area on any internal or external body surface.
A localized area of atherosclerosis.
(virology)
A clear area representing a colony of viruses on a plate culture formed by lysis of the host cell.

plaque

A tablet that is affixed to the surface of a wall or set into a wall; often inscribed to commemorate a special event or to serve as a memorial.
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He had been suffering from multiple annular plaques and papules over body for 20 years.
Figure 1) Annular plaques present on the scalp resulted in patchy alopetic patches with no scaling or evidence of atrophy.
A 3-year-old girl presented with red, swollen, annular plaques on her skin, and had swollen hands and feet.
On skin examination, there are multiple purpuric annular plaques with central clearing, some with bullae and petechiae, on the bilateral buttocks and legs.
in 2012, include early disease onset, recurrent febrile episodes, skin lesions--including recurrent attacks of erythematous annular plaques and violaceous swelling of the eyelids, delayed physical development, progressive lipodystrophy, arthralgias, systemic inflammation, and aseptic meningitis episodes.
Generalized GA is characterized by numerous papules and annular plaques symmetrically distributed on the trunk and extremities.