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Light microscopic examination of the biopsy specimen revealed irregular epidermal hyperplasia associated with a dermal proliferation consisting ofaggregates of cells demonstrating a predominantly lobular growth pattern The constituent round and polyhedral cells were monotonous, with abundant eosinophilicgranular cytoplasm and distinct cell borders. Some cells demonstrated pustulo-ovoid bodies of Milian in the cytoplasm (Figure3). The nuclei were typically centrally placed, small, and often slightly hyperchromatic with inconspicuous nucleoli. Mitotic figures wereabsent.
Multiple Asymptomatic Nodules in an African American Boy—Diagnosis. Arch Dermatol. 2004;140(3):353-358. doi:10.1001/archderm.140.3.353-d