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Keratoacanthoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Keratoacanthoma
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.417
Unique ID
D007636
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007636
Annotation
note category: non-neoplastic; coord IM with precoord organ/dis term (IM); do not confuse with ACANTHAMOEBA KERATITIS
Scope Note
A benign, non-neoplastic, usually self-limiting epithelial lesion closely resembling squamous cell carcinoma clinically and histopathologically. It occurs in solitary, multiple, and eruptive forms. The solitary and multiple forms occur on sunlight exposed areas and are identical histologically; they affect primarily white males. The eruptive form usually involves both sexes and appears as a generalized papular eruption.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Keratoacanthoma Preferred
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