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Smooth Raised : Papule

A discrete, solid, elevated body usually less than 0.5 cm in diameter. Papules are further classified by shape, size, color, and surface change.

Typical "flat-topped" papules on volar wrists in lichen planus

Typical "flat-topped" papules on volar wrists in lichen planus

Smooth, tiny follicular papules of uniform size and shape of lichen spinulosus

Smooth, tiny follicular papules of uniform size and shape of lichen spinulosus

Smooth papules of molluscum contagiosum in a linear distribution

Smooth papules of molluscum contagiosum in a linear distribution

Firm, smooth papules of eruptive xanthoma

Firm, smooth papules of eruptive xanthoma