cytoid


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cytoid

(ˈsaɪˌtɔɪd)
adj
resembling a cell
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They comprised such characteristic features as lymphohistiocytic bandlike infiltrate occupying the upper dermis and obscuring the dermoepidermal junction, irregular acanthosis resembling the typical saw-toothed appearance, extensive liquefactive degeneration of the basal layer of the epidermis with subepidermal clefts (Max Joseph spaces), pigmentary incontinence, and numerous cytoid bodies forming huge clusters.
7) Cytoid bodie, a feature of lichen planus may also be seen.
Include cytoid bodies, retinal hemorrhages, serous exudates or hemorrhages in the choroids, or optic neuritis.
5,6) Direct immunofluorescence, displaying granular fibrinogen and variable immunoglobulin deposited linearly near the basement membrane, and possibly cytoid bodies, is useful in cases of suspected OLP with nondiagnostic histological findings, as well as in those with gingival involvement.