acrochordon


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acrochordon

 [ak″ro-kor´don]
a pedunculated skin tag occurring principally on the neck, upper chest, and axillae in women of middle age or older.

skin tag

1. a polypoid outgrowth of both epidermis and dermal fibrovascular tissue;
2. embryology a skin-covered projection that may or may not contain cartilage; typically located in a line between the tragus of the ear and the corner of the mouth and associated with external ear anomalies.

acrochordon

/ac·ro·chor·don/ (-kor´don) a pedunculated skin tag, occurring principally on the neck, eyelids, upper chest, and axillae in older women.

acrochordon

[ak′rōkôr′don]
a benign, pedunculated growth commonly occurring on the eyelids, neck, axillae, or groin. Also called skin tag.
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Acrochordon

skin tag

(skin tag)
1. A polypoid outgrowth of both epidermis and dermal fibrovascular tissue.
2. Common terminology for any small benign cutaneous lesion.
Synonym(s): acrochordon, soft wart.
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ACROCHORDON: (in the axilla)

acrochordon

(ak?ro-kor'don?) [acro– + Gr. chorde, cord]
A small, benign, polyp-shaped growth composed of skin and subcutaneous tissue; typically found on the neck, in the axilla, or near the eyelids.
Synonym: fibroepithelial polyp; skin tag See: illustration

acrochordon

see fibrovascular papilloma.
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