Clear cell acanthoma: Not of sweat gland origin

N. S. Penneys, M. Nadji, J. Ziegels-Weissman

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We have previously reported the presence of carcinoembryonic antigen in eccrine and apocrine gland and duct and in all sweat gland adenomas. The absence of carcinoebryonic antigen in clear cell acanthoma suggests that this lesion is not derived from sweat gland epithelium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)569-570
Number of pages2
JournalActa dermato-venereologica
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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