liquefaction degeneration

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Related to liquefaction degeneration: acanthosis, parakeratosis, Civatte bodies, liquefaction necrosis

liq·ue·fac·tion de·gen·er·a·tion

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.