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Dermatologic microscopic terms

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lilyo's version from 2016-06-04 01:52

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Hyperkeratosisincreased thickness of stratum corneum (psoriasis, calluses)
Parakeratosishyperkeratosis with retention of nuclei in stratum corneum (psoriasis)
Hypergranulosisincreased thickness of stratum granulosum (lichen planus)
Spongiosisepidermal accumulation of edematous fluid in intercellular spaces (eczematous dermatitis)
Acantholysisseparation of epidermal cells (pemphigus vulgaris)
Acanthosisepidermal hyperplasia (increased spinosum) (acanthosis nigricans)
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