glycogenic acanthosis


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gly·co·genic ac·an·tho·sis

elevated gray-white plaques of distal esophageal or vaginal mucosa, with epithelium thickened by proliferation of large glycogen-filled squamous cells.
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Glycogenic acanthosis is a common degenerative condition characterized by accumulation of cytoplasmic glycogen in the squamous epithelium of the esophagus.
According to Belafsky in this month's Esophagology Clinic, which of the following statements regarding glycogenic acanthosis is false?
Two larger pieces consisted of clearly nondysplastic squamous epithelium with glycogenic acanthosis.