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Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
Often round, raised lesion visible on the skin, which often has a smooth surface and a reddish coloration. It may also have a central depression or crust surrounded by a rim of pale tissue.
HistologyThis section has been translated automatically.
Histologically, a viral acanthoma shows a hyperkeratotic epidermis with a verrucous surface and intracytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusions in the epidermal cells, known as "molluscum bodies". In addition, inflammatory infiltrates are frequently observed around the lesion.
Differential diagnosisThis section has been translated automatically.
Incoming links (4)Acanthopapillomas, infectious; Epitheliomas, benign, infectious; Virus acanthomas; Virus papillomas;
Outgoing links (1)Papillomavirus;
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