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Medical Term:

Pautrier microabscess

Pronunciation: po-tre-a'

Definition: a microscopic lesion in the epidermis, seen in mycosis fungoides; it is composed of the same type of atypical mononuclear cells as those that form the infiltrate in the corium.

Synonym(s): Pautrier abscess

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