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Hyperkeratosis

Hyperkeratosis

1. Hypertrophy of the corneous layer of the skin.

2a. Any of various conditions marked by hyperkeratosis.

2b. A disease of cattle marked by thickening and wringling of the hide and formation of papillary outgrowths on the buccal mucous membranes, often accompanied by watery discharge from eyes and nose, diarrhoea, loss of condition and abortion of pregnant animals and now believed to result from ingestion of the chlorinated naphthalene of various lubricating oils.


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The Fiber Disease

... lesions noted included cutaneous erythema and edema, especially of the ventrum. Microscopically, there was chronic, hyperplastic dermatitis with hyperkeratosis and intracorneal fungal organisms. Consultation with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the Department of Pathology of the National ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Harlequin babies

... both the baby's apparent facial expression and the diamond-shape of the scales (resembling the costume of Arlecchino), which are caused by severe hyperkeratosis. Seventeenth century entertainers known as jesters, or harlequins, wore costumes with diamond patterns on them, as well as a particular ...

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by saadia
Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:12 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Harlequin babies
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The Fiber Disease

... skin posterior to the navel. Active lesions are covered with blood or serous exudate, while chronic lesions are smooth, dry, and devoid of hair. Hyperkeratosis and parakeratosis occur in the epidermis of the parasitized area. Deep skin scrapings are macerated in isotonic saline solution and examined ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 06, 2006 4:19 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Tired of being told "we are working on it?"

... some increase in mast cells and dermal edema. These findings are consistint with uticaria. The epidermis is not hyperplastic and does not reveal hyperkeratosis or parakeratosis and the dermis does not show changes of prurigo nodularis. Therefore changes noted in the biopsy appear to be that of ...

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by Sabrina
Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... within the dilated follicular orifice. Histologically, an inflammatory lymphohistiocytic infiltrate occurs around the follicle and in the dermis. Hyperkeratosis, parakeratosis, and acanthosis are visible in the follicle. Differentiating LS from keratosis pilaris by microscopy may not be possible. ...

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by RANDY
Fri Feb 17, 2006 7:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
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