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acanthoma

 [ak″an-tho´mah] (pl. acanthomas, acantho´mata)
a tumor in the prickle cell layer of the skin.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ac·an·tho·ma

(ak-an-thō'mă),
A tumor formed by proliferation of epithelial squamous cells.
See also: keratoacanthoma.
[acantho- + G. -oma, tumor]
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acanthoma

A highly nonspecific term for a tumour of the epidermis, which should not be used without a specific qualifier.
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ac·an·tho·ma

(ak'an-thō'mă)
A tumor formed by proliferation of epithelial squamous cells.
See also: keratoacanthoma
[acantho- + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

acanthoma

A tumour of cells from the prickle-cell layer of the epidermis. Acanthomata may be benign or malignant.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Case of isolated epidermolytic acanthoma: Genetic and immunohistochemical analysis.
Epidermolytic acanthoma of the genitalia does not show mutations in KRT1 or KRT10.
Epidermolytic acanthoma. A, This lesion demonstrates verruciform acanthosis and marked hyperkeratosis.
(h) Relevant references for epidermolytic acanthoma: 68, 69, 71, 72, 82.
Multiple epidermolytic acanthomas must not be confused with genital human papillomavirus infection.
Multiple localized epidermolytic acanthomas of the vulva associated with vulvar pruritus: a case report.
Clear-cell acanthoma versus acanthosis: A psoriasiform reaction pattern lacking tricholemmal differentiation.
Clear cell acanthoma: A rare clinical diagnosis prior to biopsy.
Giant clear cell acanthoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 1987;17:513-4.
Giant clear cell acanthoma in an atypical location.
Polypous clear cell acanthoma. Am J Dermatopathol 1990;12:393-5.
Melanocytes in clear cell acanthoma. Am J Dermatopathol 1990;12:373-6.