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Psoriasis. Light micrograph of a section through skin affected by psoriasis, a chronic skin disease causing inflammation and scaly lesions. The surface of the skin (stratum corneum) can bee seen at top showing a parakeratotic layer (dark pink) with abnormal keratinisation and microabcesses immediately below the cornified layer of the epidermis.
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