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Gottron papule

Pronunciation: gaht'tron

Definition: Associated with dermatomyositis, Gottron papules are slightly raised violaceous papules and plaques found covering bony prominences, particularly the metacarpophalangeal, proximal interphalangeal, and distal interphalangeal joints.

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