Chickenwire Pattern

A descriptor for a delicate plexiform or reticulated pattern imposed on that of another density or appearance
Dermatology Livedo vasculitis pattern A pattern of cyanotic discolouration of the skin with or without an underlying vascular pathology, which may be triggered by the cold and associated with cold cryoglobulinaemia
Imaging A descriptive term for a pattern of intralesional calcification which is regarded as pathognomonic for chondroblastoma, a paediatric tumour
Pathology—liver A pattern of fibrosis associated with alcoholic hepatitis. Cf Bridging fibrosis
Pathology—soft tissue
The arrangement of capillaries in myxoid liposarcoma, which may also be seen in low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma, clear cell sarcoma of the kidney, in which hyalinised cell cords are superimposed on a sclerotic background
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