Civatte body

necrotic keratinocyte

A rounded, pale, pink anucleated keratinocyte, typically seen in the lower epidermis, classically present in lichen planus but also in lupus erythematosus, lichenoid keratosis and graft-versus-host disease.
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Caption: Figure 5: Esophageal squamous epithelium with H&E staining at 200x magnification with black arrow showing a Civatte body.