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European Journal of Dermatology

Reticulated acanthoma with sebaceous differentiation Volume 27, issue 3, May-June 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine,
North 15 West 7,
Sapporo 060-8638,
2 Sapporo Institute of Dermatopathology,
North 18 West 3-2-21,
Sapporo 001-0018,
3 Department of Dermatology,
Asahikawa Medical University,
Midorigaoka-higashi 2-1-1-1,
Hokkaido 078-8510,

Reticulated acanthoma with sebaceous differentiation (RASD) is a rare benign sebaceous tumour that is histopathologically characterized by basaloid cell proliferation in a plate-like configuration, underlain by sebaceous glands [1]. It was first described as “superficial epithelioma with sebaceous differentiation” (SESD) [2]. Since the term “epithelioma” is likely to be confused with malignancy, RASD was proposed as a new designation by Steffen and Ackerman [3]. Based on the lack of apocrine [...]