reticular degeneration


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reticular degeneration

[re′tik·yə·lər di‚jen·ə′rā·shən]
(pathology)
Rupture of epidermal cells with formation of multilocular bullae due to intracellular edema.
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Like senile reticular degeneration, peripheral retinal drusen are a benign and a common finding that need no further follow-up, except for AMD monitoring.
On December 10, a biopsy of the lesion showed marked expansion and necrosis of the epidermis, focal reticular degeneration, diffuse lymphocytic infiltrate, papillary dermal edema, and telangiectasias.