desquamation


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desquamation

[dē·skwə′mā·shən]
(physiology)
Shedding; a peeling and casting off, as of the superficial epithelium, mucous membranes, renal tubules, and the skin.
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Physiological desquamation, iatrogenic bruises and ecchymosis were more common in male neonates, whereas sebaceous hyperplasia, erythema neonatorum and cutis marmorata were more common in female neonates.
Desquamation of epithelial tissue is generally seen in free and keratinized gingiva.
On the fourth day of the treatment, vesicular desquamation occurred on the left forehead and frontal hairy skin (Figure I).
The scalp was also treated locally with Oleum Acidi Salicilicy 5% under occlusion with rapid decrease of desquamation, but separated alopecic areas with slight scaling was still persistent.
While the ineffectiveness of IFN-a in chronic stages of AD might be explained partly through its effect on the induction of LEKTI and inhibition of SPs expression, which slow down the desquamation of stratum corneum.
In contrast the epithelial cells of Group A were subjected to degeneration shrinkage and desquamation.
A few renal tubules illustrated only foci of single epithelial cell desquamation.
After three to four days, the rash begins to fade and is followed by desquamation, first on the face, progressing downward, and often resembling that seen subsequent to mild sunburn," he said, while adding that antibiotic therapy for patients with gas pharyngitis can prevent acute rheumatic fever, shorten the clinical course of the illness, reduce transmission of the infection to others, and prevent supportive complications.
Complete cells in desquamation from the dense layer, many vesicles, and cell debris were found in the lumen close to the epithelium (Fig.
It is characterized by fever, myalgias, sore throat, edema, scarlitiniform rash, and desquamation.