keratohyalin


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keratohyalin

[‚ker·əd·ō′hī·ə·lən]
(histology)
Granules in the stratum granulosum of keratinized stratified squamous epithelium which become keratin.
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All 3 cases showed indications of moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma, including basal cell proliferation, intermediate prickle cell hyperplasia with keratohyalin granules, and variable areas of keratin formation.
Keratohyalin granul ve korneodesmozomlardaki yapisal degisiklikler bakteriyel proteolitik aktiviteye baglidir (7,11).
Histopathological studies showed inhibition in cellular infiltration and reduction of synovial hyperplasia and synovitis, whereas in the second test, histopathological and ultrastructural studies showed that topical application of FAM induced orthokeratosis with the presence of keratohyalin granules in the previously parakeratotic adult mouse tail, and without effects on epidermal thickness.
Histopathologically, infected epithelial cells showed prominent ballooning degeneration and dense, eosinophilic, cytoplasmic granules that were difficult to distinguish from keratohyalin bodies.