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Separation of the prickle cells of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis, resulting in atrophy of the prickle cell layer. It is seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris (see PEMPHIGUS) and DARIER DISEASE.

Year introduced: 1991(1969)

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Tree Number(s): C17.800.865.070, C23.550.035

MeSH Unique ID: D000051

Entry Terms:

  • Acantholyses

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