epitheliotropic

ep·i·the·li·o·tro·pic

(ep-i-thē'lē-ō-trō'pik),
Having an affinity for epithelium.

epitheliotropic

having a special affinity for epithelial cells.

epitheliotropic lymphoma
closely resembles the same disease in humans. Occurs in older dogs in the form of exfoliative dermatitis, dermal plaques, nodules and ulcers.
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Multisystemic eosinophilic epitheliotropic disease (MEED) is a rare, sporadic, and chronic wasting disease of horses, which is characterized by severe peripheral eosinophilia and eosinophilic infiltration of multiple organs (LA PERLE et al.
Cutaneous epitheliotropic T-cell lymphoma in the cat: a review of the literature and five new cases.
Bradley TM, Medina DJ, Chang PW, McClain J (1989) Epizootic epitheliotropic disease of lake trout (salvelinus namaycush): History and viral etiology.
16 Subsequently, several studies have supported this proposal on the basis of well proved epitheliotropic nature of HPV, morphological similarities between oral and pharyngeal mucosa with genital epithelium and strongly established role of high risk HPV in cervical cancer.
Morbilliviruses are primarily lymphotropic and secondarily epitheliotropic.
Certain types of HPV are epitheliotropic and invade cornified squamous epithelium while some other mucosotropic types show preference for uncornified mucous membranes.
Cutaneous lymphoma is a rare condition in dogs and especially the non epitheliotropic lymphoma characterized by subcutaneous nodules (usually of B cell origin) with rapid onset and progression is uncommon as compared to epitheliotropic form of cutaneous lymphoma (Vail, 2006).
The causative microorganism is the orf virus, an epitheliotropic DNA virus from the Parapoxvirus group, which generally infects sheep, goats, and various other domestic and wild ovine animals.
This epitheliotropic virus has 72 capsomers enclosing an 8 kbp-long circular DNA genome.
HPVs are small epitheliotropic DNA viruses that infect basal layer cells in stratified squamous epithelia, inducing hyperplastic, papillomatous, verrucous and sometimes malignant squamous cell lesions in the skin and mucosae.
HPVs are exclusively epitheliotropic, and their replication is intimately linked to the differentiation process of the host cells.