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What is maculopapular rash like?

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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics

In brief: Bumps and flat spots

Macules are small, blanching pink or red spots.
Papules are raised bumps, usually small (1-2 mm). So maculopapular is a rash which combines these 2 -- it can be seen in a wide variety of conditions, from infectious to contact rashes, to systemic diseases.

In brief: Bumps and flat spots

Macules are small, blanching pink or red spots.
Papules are raised bumps, usually small (1-2 mm). So maculopapular is a rash which combines these 2 -- it can be seen in a wide variety of conditions, from infectious to contact rashes, to systemic diseases.
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
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