Acanthoma: A rare type of skin tumor that may be benign or malignant. The symptoms are determined by the location, size and aggressiveness of the tumor.
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Symptoms of Acanthoma
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Prognosis for Acanthoma
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Definitions of Acanthoma:
A neoplasm originating in the epidermis
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Acanthoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Acanthoma, or a subtype of Acanthoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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