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squamous epithelium

Tuesday 1 June 2004

Definition : The squamous epithelium is formed by squamous cells. Squamous epithelium has cells that are wider than their height (flat and scale-like).


stratified squamous epithelium


- squamous anomalies / squamous lesions

Pathology Anomalies of squamous epitheliums

- acanthosis
- acantholysis
- squamous cell anomalies (squamous lesions)
- Civatte bodies (apoptotic bodies from squamous cells)
- epithelial ulceration
- epithelial dysplasia

  • squamous cell dysplasia

See also

- epithelia / epithelium