corps ronds

corps ronds

(kōr rōn'),
Dyskeratotic round cells occurring in the epidermis, with a central round basophilic mass surrounded by a clear halo; characteristically found in keratosis follicularis.
[Fr. round bodies]
Degenerated double-contoured dyskeratotic squamous cells with large, round basophilic masses. Corps ronds are surrounded by a clear halo, and are located in the spinous layer of epidermis
DiffDx Corps ronds are found in Darier’s disease, benign familial pemphigus, keratosis follicularis, warty dyskeratoma
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Acantholytic dyskeratosis occurs as corps ronds, which consists of a central, homogenous, basophilic pyknotic nucleus surrounded by a clear halo.

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