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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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At the 2-months follow-up visit, considering the fact that an adequate glycemic control and normal thyroid function status were obtained, the evolution was favorable with marked improvement of the annular plaques, which were replaced by a postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.
Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma (AEGCG), also known as actinic granuloma and Miescher granuloma of the face, is an entity characterized clinically by chronic, persistent, sun-distributed, annular plaques typically seen in older women with significant sun damage.
He had been suffering from multiple annular plaques and papules over body for 20 years.
Caption: Figure 3: Erythematous scaly annular plaque in left axilla extending up to upper inner arm.
Multiple erythematous, squamous, annular plaques of varying sizes are seen on upper arms and trunk.
On examination, the right half of the body was involved in the form of linearly arranged multiple discrete to coalescing hyper keratotic papules and annular plaques along the blaschko's line, in a nevoid pattern.
Cutaneous examination showed multiple shiny, flat-topped, mildly erythematous, discrete and grouped papular lesions and annular plaques with central atrophy, varying in size from 2-8 mm in diameter, distributed in a linear fashion on the medial aspect of the left knee, along with an ill-defined, hypopigmented oval patch in the central part on medial aspect of the knee joint (Figure 1).
(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.