Electron microscopic studies on Civatte body in Riehl's melanosis.


So-called Civatte bodies were investigated with light and electron microscopes in six patients with Riehl's melanosis. They were present in the lower part of the epidermis and/or in the upper dermis of the lesions of all patients. In the epidermis they were composed of wavily arranged fine filaments and entangled melanosomes, desmosomes and other cell… (More)