A macule is a flat, distinct, colored area of skin that is usually less than 10 millimeters wide, and does not include a change in skin texture or thickness.
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Habif TP, ed. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.