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Apoptosis in lichen planus and several other dermatoses. Intra-epidermal cell death with filamentous degeneration
Hashimoto K
In hyperplastic conditions of the skin, eosinophilic bodies are often observed in the epidermis and upper dermis. These have been named variously Civatte body of lichen planus and dyskeratotic cell of actinic keratosis. In the present studies, it was found that (i) these cells commonly contain whorls of distinct filaments (60-80 A), which may be attached to desmosomes; (ii) unlike keratinized cell ...
Pages: 187-210
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