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Esophagus
Non-neoplastic disorders
Glycogenic acanthosis

Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 3 July 2013, last major update November 2012
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General
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Gross description
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Gross images
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Numerous white islands

Slightly elevated longitudinal plaque

White nodules


Micro description
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Micro images
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Large squamous cells with abundant cytoplasm

Thickened superficial squamous epithelium with enlarged squamous cells containing abundant pale to clear cytoplasm

Glycogen patch - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Glycogen patch undigested PAS stain - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Glycogen patch digested PAS stain - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Positive stains
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