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Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors

Benign nonmelanotic epidermal tumors / tumor-like lesions

Clear cell papulosis


Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 June 2012, last major update June 2012
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General
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● Children 0-3 years

Case reports
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● 16 month old girl with macular and papular hypopigmented lesions (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2004;128:e149)
● 2 year old boy with hypopigmented papules (Dermatol Online J 2008;14:19)

Gross description
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● Small white macular or papular lesions

Micro description
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● Large pale cells (Tokerís cells), single or in clusters

Micro images
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Various images

Positive stains
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● CEA, EMA, low molecular weight keratin

Differential diagnosis
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● Pagetís disease

End of Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors > Benign nonmelanotic epidermal tumors / tumor-like lesions > Clear cell papulosis


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