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Related to acanthoma: keratoacanthoma, Clear Cell Acanthoma
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Noun1.acanthoma - a neoplasm originating in the epidermisacanthoma - a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
keratoacanthoma - skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
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Cases have been reported of using LF on the face for closure of small defects resulting from surgical treatment of basal cell carcinoma, cystic acne, and kerato acanthoma [Chasmar, 2007].
Pathologic differential diagnosis of clear cell squamous cell carcinoma in situ: clear cell neoplasms of the skin Clear cell acanthoma Clear cell basal cell carcinoma Clear cell eccrine carcinoma Clear cell hidradenoma Clear cell myoepithelioma/myoepithelial carcinoma Clear cell squamous cell carcinoma in situ/squamous cell carcinoma Clear cell syringoma Clear cells of Toker of the nipple epidermis Malignant melanoma--balloon cell variant Malignant melanoma in situ Metastatic neoplasms (breast carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, and others) Paget disease (extramammary and mammary) Sebaceous adenoma/epithelioma/carcinoma Tricholemmoma/trichilemmal carcinoma