pigmentary

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pig·men·tar·y

(pig'men-tār'ē),
Relating to a pigment.

pig·men·tar·y

(pig'mĕn-tar-ē)
Relating to a pigment.

pigmentary

(pĭg′mĕn-tĕr″ē) [L. pigmentum, paint]
Concerning, or like, a pigment.

pigmentary

pertaining to or emanating from pigment.

pigmentary incontinence
a histopathological lesion in which melanin granules are free in the dermis and within dermal macrophages; it is associated with damage to the stratum basale and basement membrane of the epidermis.
pigmentary keratitis
see corneal pigmentation.
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Dermis showed perivascular inflammatory infiltrate and pigmentary incontinence (Figure 4).
Liquefactive degeneration of basal cells, pigmentary incontinence and dilation of blood vessels are observed in the poikilodermatous stage.
Pigmentary incontinence and basal cell hydropic degeneration were noted in some fields.
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.
Liquefaction or hydropic degeneration of the basal layer leads to pigmentary incontinence.
Histopathological findings from forearm showed follicular plugging, perifollicular infiltrate of lymphocytes, vacuolar degeneration of basal keratinocytes with pigmentary incontinence in dermis consistent with lichen planopilaris.
Pigmentary incontinence was present along with lot of pigmented macrophages which was found in sub-epithelial zone (Fig.
Pigmentary incontinence and pigmented macrophages in sub-epithelial zone.
Histopathology of the pigmented lesion may show increased basal pigmentation, pigmentary incontinence and melanophages (11, 12).
Other features of DLE like hyperkeratosis, follicular plugging, epidermal atrophy, basal layer vacuolization, basement membrane deposits, pigmentary incontinence, perivascular inflammation, periappendageal inflammation, and collagen damage were also noted.
We observed that along with other features like hyperkeratosis, follicular plugging, epidermal atrophy, basal layer vacuolization, basement membrane deposit, pigmentary incontinence
In the dermis, a scarce lymphohistiocytic or lichenoid infiltrate and pigmentary incontinence with melanophages can be found.