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sandwich sign

A term referring to the histologic appearance of dermatophytosis, in which the hyphae are sandwiched between the upper normal cornified zone and the lower abnormally cornified orthokeratotic and/or parakeratotic zone.
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The classic sandwich sign has evolved to encompass other regions and pathology.
In conclusion: the sandwich sign refers to the sandwiching of mesenteric vessels and fat by enlarged mesenteric nodes on cross-sectional imaging, commonly occurring in lymphoma, but not specific to lymphoma.
(5.) Kunimasa K, Jo T, Takaiwa T, Ishida II Thoracic sandwich sign. Intern Med 2011;50:2865.
Appearance of lymphomatous involvement of the mesentery by ultrasonography and body computed tomography: The "sandwich sign." Radiology.
This can range from menu boards and sandwich signs to small signs for individual products, such as cheeses or grocery items.