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Related to cicatricial: cicatricial alopecia, cicatricial conjunctivitis, Cicatricial pemphigoid, cicatricial scar, cicatricial contraction

cicatrix

1. the tissue that forms in a wound during healing; scar
2. a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part, esp a leaf

cicatrix

[′sik·ə‚triks]
(biology)
A scarlike mark, usually caused by previous attachment of a part or organ.
(medicine)
The connective-tissue scar formed at the site of a healing wound.
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Cicatricial pemphigoid can involve other areas of the body, including the penis, anus, vagina, and urethra.
Bullous pemphigoid and cicatricial pemphigoid autoantibodies react with ultrastructurally separable epitopes on the BP180 ectodomain: evidence that BP180 spans the lamina lucida.
Findings on physical examination included left lower eyelid vertical shortening, chemosis, keratitis, dacryocystitis, and cicatricial ectropion secondary to atrophy of the rectus abdominis flap with skin tethering (figure 1, A).
The diagnosis of anogenital lichen sclerosus can usually be made clinically; however, several inflammatory dermatoses can occur in the anogenital area: lichen planus, cicatricial pemphigoid, lichen simplex, morphea, and eczema.
The role of silicone stents in the treatment of cicatricial tracheal stenosis.
She said it does not scar except in vulvovaginal areas, where it can lead to disfigurements similar to cicatricial pemphigoid.
Adult-associated risk factors for cicatricial trachoma in Egyptian women.
Her presentation reviewed treatment for key conditions including seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia, central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia, hair transplants and acne keloidalis, as well as advances in laser hair removal for pseudofolliculitis barbae.
50,53) The eyelids of patients with AKC are often thickened, macerated, erythmatous and fissured; symblepharon, cicatricial conjunctivitis and caruncle keratinisation may occur in severe cases; and chronic staphylococcal blepharitis may be present.
The pemphigoid-group diseases consist of bullous pemphigoid, childhood bullous pemphigoid, localised bullous pemphigoid, drug-induced pemphigoid, anti p200 pemphigoid, pemphigoid gestationes, pemphigoid nodularis, and cicatricial pemphigoid.
Also known as scarring alopecia, cicatricial alopecia is a form of hair loss in women and men marked by scarring of the scalp where the source of the hair follicle is destroyed.
The differential diagnosis included Behcet's disease, cicatricial pemphigoid, a fixed drug reaction, and allergic contact dermatitis.