Metaphoric term "Regression structures"

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Metaphoric termThis glossary term has not yet been described. Definition
peppering / granularityConsists of fine dots with a blue grey color Consists of fine dots with a blue grey 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.
Scar-like depigmentationArea of white that is whiter than surrounding normal skin (true scarring). It should not be confused with hypo- or depigmentation due to simple loss of melanin. Shiny white structures and blood vessels are not seen in areas of regression. Area of white that is whiter than surrounding normal skin (true scarring). It should not be confused with hypo- or depigmentation due to simple loss of melanin. Shiny white structuresThis glossary term has not yet been described. and blood vesselsare the part of the circulatory system, and microcirculation, that transports blood throughout the human body are not seen in areas of regressionThis glossary term has not yet been described..
Blue whitish veilAn irregular shaped blotch of blue hue with an overlying whitish ground-glass haze Angulated lines (polygons, zig-zag pattern) Gray-brown lines that are connected at an angle or coalescing to form polygons An irregular shaped blotchDark structureless areas of blue hue with an overlying whitish ground-glass haze
Angulated lines (polygonslines angulated or polygonal (non-facial skin), zig-zag patternlines angulated or polygonal (non-facial skin)) Gray-brown lines that are connected at an angle or coalescing to form polygons
Central white patchCentral white structureless area Central white structureless areahomogenous pattern various diagnoses
Leaf-like areasBrown to gray/blue discrete linear or bulbous structures coalescing at a common off center base creating structures that resemble a leaf-like pattern. Brown to gray/blue discrete linear or bulbous structuresThis glossary term has not yet been described. coalescing at a common off center base creating structures that resemble a leaf-like pattern.
Spoke wheel areaWell-circumscribed radial projections, usually light brown but sometimes blue or gray in color meeting at a central darker clod that has a dark brown, black or blue color. Well-circumscribed radial projections, usually light brown but sometimes blue or gray in color meeting at a central darker clod that has a dark brown, black or blue color.
Blue gray ovoid nestWell-circumscribed ovoid structures with confluent or near confluent blue-gray pigmentation. Well-circumscribed ovoid structures with confluent or near confluent blue-gray pigmentation.
Milia-like cyst ("cloudy or starry")White to yellowish round opalescent structures corresponding to intraepidermal cysts. When they are small and bright they are called starry. When they are larger and less bright they are called cloudy. White to yellowish round opalescent structures corresponding to intraepidermal cysts. When they are small and bright they are called starry. When they are larger and less bright they are called cloudy.
Comedo-like openingRound to oval keratin filled clefts Round to oval keratin filled clefts
CryptsKeratin filled invaginations that are larger than comedo- like openings Moth eaten border Border with concave or sharp punched-out invaginations Keratin filled invaginations that are larger than comedo- like openings
Moth eaten borderBorder with concave or sharp punched-out invaginations Border with concave or sharp punched-out invaginations
Milky red areasMilky-white appearance or pinkish structureless areas ("strawberry and ice cream"-like), consisting a red vascular blush with no specific distinguishable vessels Milky-white appearance or pinkish structureless areas ("strawberry and ice cream"-like), consisting a red vascular blush with no specific distinguishable vesselsThis glossary term has not yet been described.