A 47-year-old member asked:
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what do skin ulcers look like?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
SKIN ULCERS: SKIN ULCERS LOOK LIKE LITTLE SAUCER-LIKE DEPRESSIONS IN THE SKIN. OFTEN FOLLOWS SEVERE ACNE
Answered on May 31, 2015

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Dr. Bruce Genter
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Shallow skin crater : A skin ulcer in an opening in the skin that shows exposed tissue. Although they are generally round, the can be linear as well.
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Soup Bowl: An early ulcer looks like a shallow soup with the top layer of skin missing.
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