Macule: Definition & Treatment


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An ephelis is:

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Which of the following are characteristics of a macule?

I. It's nonpalpable

II. It's circumscribed

III. It's over 2cm in diameter

2. A macule is nonpalpable. What does this mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ever wonder what causes different skin conditions? Use this assessment to discover how much you know about macules and how they affect the skin. The reason why macules are nonpalpable will be discussed during the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions of this assessment will test your understanding of:

  • Ephelis
  • Characteristics of macules
  • Treatment options for macules

Skills Practiced

Use this assessment to test your skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding macules and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a macule's distinct borders
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as ephelis

Additional Learning

For a quick review regarding macules, complete the lesson that comes with this assessment, Macule: Definition & Treatment. With this lesson, you will review what's covered in the assessment and:

  • What larger macules are called
  • Reasons for removing macules
  • How to prevent ephelis