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What is Acanthoma?

What is Acanthoma?

  • 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.
  • 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)

Acanthoma: Introduction

Types of Acanthoma:

Broader types of Acanthoma:

How serious is Acanthoma?

Prognosis of Acanthoma: Early detection improves prognosis.
Complications of Acanthoma: see complications of Acanthoma

What causes Acanthoma?

Causes of Acanthoma: see causes of Acanthoma

What are the symptoms of Acanthoma?

Symptoms of Acanthoma: see symptoms of Acanthoma

Complications of Acanthoma: see complications of Acanthoma

Acanthoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acanthoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acanthoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acanthoma: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acanthoma.
Treatments for Acanthoma: see treatments for Acanthoma

Name and Aliases of Acanthoma

Main name of condition: Acanthoma

Other names or spellings for Acanthoma:

Skin tumor
Source - WordNet 2.1


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