desquamative


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desquamative

(dɪˈskwæmətɪv)
adj
tending to cause desquamation; characterized by desquamation
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Direct immunofluorescence analysis is not only proving very useful for differential diagnosis, but also adds insight into possible pathogenic mechanisms of desquamative gingivitis and it is essential for diagnosis of lichen planus.
He gave a long list of possible diagnoses that included atrophic vaginitis, a foreign body, allergic hypersensitivity and contact dermatitis, trauma, desquamative inflammatory vaginitis, erosive lichen planus, lactobacilli vaginosis, cytolytic vaginosis, streptococcal group A infection, ulcerative vaginitis with Staphylococcus aureus, and idiopathic ulceration associated with human immunodeficiency virus.
Most patients with cicatricial pemphigoid manifest oral involvement (desquamative gingivitis), which can progress to the development of a residual scar in the buccal cavity (figure 1).
nine having desquamative gingivitis/benign mucous membrane pemphigoid, eight exhibiting burning mouth syndrome, five with lichen planus, and four with nonhealing ulcers.
Congenital syphilis presenting as desquamative dermatitis.
Ulcerations that occur, particularly on the anterior fornix, resemble desquamative vaginitis.
We describe a case of an infant with multisystemic manifestations of congenital syphilis, including a severe desquamative dermatosis resembling scalded skin syndrome.
(73) Pathologists need to be aware of mesothelioma involving the lung filling airspaces in discohesive fashion, mimicking desquamative interstitial pneumonia, as cases will be understaged if this is not recognized.
Erosive lichen planus (desquamative inflammatory vaginitis) of the vulva and vagina is an autoimmune skin disorder that causes superficial ulceration of the vaginal mucosa (FIGURE 3).
Burning vulvar dermatoses include allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, lichen planus, Candida infection, desquamative inflammatory vaginitis, and pemphigus.