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Degos' acanthoma

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A slightly elevated, slow growing reddish plaque commonly seen on the thighs and legs in older adults. It is a harmless epidermal tumour.


  • R. Degos, J. Delort, J. Civatte, A. Poires babptista:
    Tumeur épidermique d'aspect particulier: acanthome à cellules claires.
    Annales de dermatologie et syphiligraphie, Paris, 1962, 9: 361-371.

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