Who described Civatte bodies?


Eosinophilic apoptotic (necrotic) keratinocytes in the lower epidermis and at the dermoepidermal junction are a feature of many interface dermatoses but are most reliably found in lichen planus. These structures are universally known as Civatte bodies. Nonetheless, they were first described by Raymond Sabouraud in 1912. Even after Achille Civatte discussed… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/cup.12294


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