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Acanthoma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acanthoma is available below.

Symptoms of Acanthoma

Treatments for Acanthoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Acanthoma?

Acanthoma: Complications

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Causes of Acanthoma

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Acanthoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Acanthoma

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Acanthoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Acanthoma

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Acanthoma: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Acanthoma: Animations

Prognosis for Acanthoma

Prognosis for Acanthoma: Early detection improves prognosis.

Statistics for Acanthoma

Acanthoma: Broader Related Topics

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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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