International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology
Lesion is a word used to refer to any variation of normal skin. It is derived from the Latin laedere – to injure. Common lesions include warts, moles, and cysts. The word should not convey that the finding is benign or malignant.
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Lawrence Charles Parish, MD, MD (Hon)
Philadelphia, PA, USA