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Skin polypoid lesion with overlying mildly acanthotic epidermis

A 56-year-old African-American female presented with numerous pigmented papules in the creases of her neck, axilla, and inguinal region. Histologic sections of skin (figure below) show a polypoid lesion with overlying mildly acanthotic epidermis. It consists of a central connective tissue core covered by stratified squamous epithelium.
What is the most likely diagnosis?
A) Epidermal inclusion cyst
B) Fibroepithelial polyp
C) Dertmatofibroma
D) Keratoacanthosis
E) Actinic keratosis

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Ans .........C........
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sorry . would go with .......B........
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fibroepithelial polyp??

fibro cos it has a fibrous core

epithelial-- well cos its covered by epithelium?/

lol.. no idea!
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yup same reasoning ....... hahahahahaha
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D. keratoacanthosis?
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ummmm is it D?
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guessing it D
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