Surgical correction of entropion, trichiasis, marginal keratinization
, and functional lid shortening.
Smokeless tobacco contains high concentrations of calcium, which promotes epithelial differentiation; perhaps the calcium levels in the oral cavity leads to the keratinization
of normally nonkeratinized mucosa.
Moderately differentiated SCC contains distinct nuclear pleomorphism and mitotic activity, including abnormal mitoses; there is usually less keratinization
, but is still readily identified as squamous in type7,10,19.
B: Section showing islands of squamous cell carcinoma with areas of keratinization
forming keratin pearls (H&E x200).
The abrasive action of its claws is believed to result in epithelial hyperplasia and increased keratinization
Less differentiated areas in the tumor showing less keratinization
and more nuclear pleomorphism is shown in Fig.
The characteristic morphologic markers associated with the keratinization
process were not altered either in appearance or in amounts.
If slit lamp examination reveals flattening of the plica and keratinization
of the caruncle along with the sign shown in Image A, what is the MOST likely diagnosis?
process (division of dead cells) that occurs within the horse's hooves is the same as that of our finger and toenail growth.
2) Vitamin A deficiency can result in keratinization
of oral mucosa and the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts.
practice multiple times over the previous 7 years for routine grooming, and abnormal keratinization
of the rhinotheca had been observed during that period, progressively worsening over time.
Circumcision may reduce these injuries due to the significant keratinization
that occurs following the procedure," they speculated.