Glossary

Blue white veil

From dermoscopedia

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Description

Blue-white veil is confluent blue pigmentation with an overlying white “ground-glass” haze. In melanoma, the bluewhite veil does not occupy the entire surface area of the lesion, but rather is present as a focal, ill-defined area. Histopathologically, this dermoscopic structure corresponds to an aggregation of heavily pigmented cells (melanocytes and/or melanophages) or melanin in the dermis (blue color) in combination with compact orthokeratosis

Occurrences

 The following pages use blue white veil as keyword:

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Blue white veilThis chapter describes histopathology of the dermoscopy term blue white veil
Regression structures / Blue white structuresIn this chapter we describe blue white structures network and its histopathological correlation

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