umbilication


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um·bil·i·cate

 (ŭm-bĭl′ĭ-kĭt) also um·bil·i·cat·ed (-kā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having a central mark or depression resembling a navel.
2. Having a navel.

um·bil′i·ca′tion n.

umbilication

(ʌmˌbɪlɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. (Biology) biology anatomy a navel-like notch or depression, as in the centre of a vesicle
2. (Biology) the condition of being umbilicated
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Lesions caused by MC are small, discrete, waxy dome-shaped papules with central umbilication that are usually 3 to 5 mm in diameter (figure 5).
After searching the literature and considering our own findings, we strongly believe that sudden appearance of fluid-filled monomorphic lesions on burn area with later central umbilication along with unexplained fever could be a sign of EH.
14) Like molluscum, herpes simplex lesions can have central umbilication, but the lesions are vesicular rather than solid.
Physical examination revealed two indurated nodules 8-mm and 10-mm in diameter, each with central umbilication and surrounded by a reddish halo [Figure 1]a.
In immunocompetent persons, the molluscum lesions typically appear as painless, flesh-colored or skin-coloured, dome shaped papules of size 2-3mm with central umbilication that can appear anywhere on the body, but most often located on the face, neck and intertriginous sites like axilla and popliteal fossa.
The characteristic skin lesions show a small elevation with central umbilication.
11) Sebaceous adenomas and sebaceomas typically present as painless, yellow, round papules or subcutaneous nodules, some of which may show central umbilication (similar to molluscum contagiosum).
The characteristic presentation of molluscum contagiosum on the skin includes firm, dome-shaped papules with central umbilication.
EGD can be useful and findings can be described as a small (around 2 cm) nodular, submucosal mass covered by normal mucosa with or without central umbilication [3,5-7].
At the public health clinical evaluation on March 12, the patient had grouping of vesicular lesions with central umbilication on mildly erythematous bases on his trunk (Figure 2), with a solitary lesion near his left areola and on the volar aspect of his right forearm.