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Dermatopathology

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Acantholytic Acanthoma

This is a benign lesion which usually presents in older patients as a solitary painless papule of the trunk. Histologically, the lesions are characterized by an acanthotic epidermis along with acantholysis that most frequently affects the suprabasilar portion of the stratum spinosum.

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