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Expansion of the epidermis due to proliferation of stratum spinosum cells .[1]  It can occur as a reaction to chronic irritation - inflammatory processes, tumors.

It is among the histopathological findings in lichen ruber planus.

Hyperkeratosis (above) and acanthosis (below) in lichen simplex chronicus

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References[edit | edit source]

  • POVÝŠIL, Ctibor. Speciální patologie. 2. edition. Galén, 2007. 430 pp. ISBN 978-807262-494-2.

  • ŠTORK, Jiří. Dermatovenerologie. 1. edition. Galén, Karolinum, 2008. 0 pp. ISBN 978-80-7262-371-6.

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. VOKURKA, Martin and Jan HUGO, et al. The Great Medical Dictionary.8th edition. Prague: Maxdorf, 2009. 1144 pp.  ISBN 978-80-7345-166-0 .