epithelial pearl


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Related to epithelial pearl: epitheliolysis

ker·a·tin pearl

a focus of central keratinization within concentric layers of abnormal squamous cells; seen in squamous cell carcinoma.

ker·a·tin pearl

(ker'ă-tin pĕrl)
A focus of central keratinization within concentric layers of abnormal squamous cells; seen in squamous cell carcinoma.
Synonym(s): epithelial pearl.

epithelial pearl

Concentric squamous epithelial cells in carcinoma.
See also: pearl

incision

atraumatic, intentional surgical division of skin and subcuticular tissues, oriented along Langer's lines

inclusion cyst

; epithelial pearl small dermal or subdermal inflammatory lesion induced by epithelial cells encysted within deeper tissues (e.g. by poor injection or suture techniques)