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liq·ue·fac·tive

(lik-wĕ-fak'tiv),
Relating to liquefaction.
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A skin biopsy from the back indicates liquefactive degeneration with perivascular inflammation between the epidermis and dermis (c) (hematoxylin and eosin staining; scale bar = 100 [micro]m).
Ingestion of alkali acutely results in liquefactive necrosis.
They comprised such characteristic features as lymphohistiocytic bandlike infiltrate occupying the upper dermis and obscuring the dermoepidermal junction, irregular acanthosis resembling the typical saw-toothed appearance, extensive liquefactive degeneration of the basal layer of the epidermis with subepidermal clefts (Max Joseph spaces), pigmentary incontinence, and numerous cytoid bodies forming huge clusters.
Hypoxic damage resulting from an ischemic stroke may lead to liquefactive necrosis and permanent damage of hypoperfused brain structures [1].
The monkeys that received a higher dose and died at 67 and 132 DPI showed marked liquefactive necrosis of the cerebrum with formation of variable sized irregular cystic cavities lined by atrophied parenchymal septa, containing remnants of neuropil (Figure 3) and chronic inflammatory cells, predominantly fibroblasts.
Congestion of blood vessel, liquefactive necrosis of first and second proximal segment, and irregularity in interstitial haematopoietic tissue were observed in kidney of all experimentlanimals.
Examination of the foot, revealed cellulitis and liquefactive necrosis in the interdigital space that had a foul odor.
Weeks to months later, hematomas undergo liquefactive necrosis and resorption.
Crepitus, induration and foul smelling watery discharge secondary to liquefactive necrosis can also become apparent (2).
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On histologic examination, approximately 80% of the normal architecture was effaced by extensive areas of liquefactive necrosis with few foci of nests and sheets of neoplastic melanocytes that dissected between viable skeletal muscle (Fig 1).
(9) However, the sensitivity of MR exceeds its specificity, as both inflammatory edema and liquefactive tissue necrosis produce similar MR appearance and, therefore, the extent of infection can be overestimated.