cytoid body

cytoid body

a small white spot on the retina of each eye seen by using an ophthalmoscope to examine the eyes, often noted in patients affected with systemic lupus erythematosus.
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Cytoid body
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The bandlike infiltrate obscuring the dermoepidermal junction with cytoid body formation, confluent hyperkeratosis, irregular acanthosis, basal cell liquefactive degeneration, and apoptosis may closely mimic lichen planus.
Thelichenoid lesions typically show histopathologic features indistinguishable from those of lichen planus: orthokeratosis, hypergranulosis, irregularacanthosis, basal cell hydropic degeneration with cytoid body formation, dense chronic inflammatory infiltration and pigment incontinence (5).