A papule is a small and solid elevation of the skin. Papules do not contain pus, which distinguishes them from pustules. Papules often occur in clusters and can accompany rashes.
A condition that causes a papule is called a papulosis. Examples of papuloses include:
- Lymphomatoid papulosis
- Bowenoid papulosis
- Clear cell papulosis
Papules can be caused by: