Alterations of basement membrane zone and cutaneous microvasculature in morphea and extragenital lichen sclerosus.

@article{Kowalewski2005AlterationsOB,
  title={Alterations of basement membrane zone and cutaneous microvasculature in morphea and extragenital lichen sclerosus.},
  author={Cezary Kowalewski and Anna Kozłowska and Marta G{\'o}rska and Katarzyna Woźniak and Maciej Krajewski and Maria Błaszczyk and Stefania Jabłońska},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={489-96}
}
The aim of this study was to compare alterations of the basement membrane zone (BMZ) and to visualize changes within the skin vascular network in morphea and extragenital lichen sclerosus with the use of laser scanning confocal microscopy. This work was performed in eight plaques of morphea (three active and five inactive) and eight of lichen sclerosus (three of short duration and five long-lasting). Biopsy specimens from six healthy individuals served as controls. The biopsies were cut into 40… CONTINUE READING
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