Lacunae

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 Authored by: Ralph P. Braun     ·  Katrin Kerl

 Keywords:   lacunae · vascular lesion · angioma
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Description In this chapter we describe lacunaeThis glossary term has not yet been described. and its histopathological correlation
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Katrin Kerl
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Status update May 27, 2017
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LacunaeThis glossary term has not yet been described. are defi ned as multiple, clustered, well-demarcated, red to maroon to blue blobs with a round to oval shape. If the lacunae are blueblack in colorColor (American English) or colour (Commonwealth English) is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, yellow, purple, or blue., then the lesion may be an angiokeratomais a benign cutaneous lesion of capillaries, resulting in small marks of red to blue color and characterized by hyperkeratosis. The lacunae correspond to cavernous dilated blood vesselsare the part of the circulatory system, and microcirculation, that transports blood throughout the human body.
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