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Related to liquefaction degeneration: acanthosis, parakeratosis, Civatte bodies, liquefaction necrosis
1. necrosis with softening, as in ischemic brain tissue;
2. dissolution of the basal epidermal layer by necrosis of scattered cells with vacuolization, observed in lichen planus, lupus erythematosus, and other dermatologic conditions.
conversion into a liquid form.
see hydropic degeneration.
tissue undergoing liquefaction.