"Acantholysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Separation of the prickle cells of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis, resulting in atrophy of the prickle cell layer. It is seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris (see PEMPHIGUS) and DARIER DISEASE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Acantholysis" by people in Profiles.
Neutrophilic spongiosis in pemphigus. Arch Dermatol. 1996 Mar; 132(3):315-8.