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What happens when the DNA replicates without cellular replication. It leads to formation of ‘polyploid’ cells. Though polyploidy has been noted in megakaryocytes, bone marrow, myocardiocytes and hepatocytes, it has not been described much in skin. A new study proposes that basal keratinocytes may show up to 50% polyploidization, though its functional relevance is not yet known.
AAD followed the footsteps of 42 other specialties and published a list of ‘5 things Dermatologists should not do’ along with the commentary from Dr. Goldenberg.