Necrolytic Migratory Erythema



Necrolytic Migratory Erythema


Cary Chisholm, MD










NME shows confluent erythema image with circinate borders image and erosions image at the site of rupture of flaccid bullae. (Courtesy PMPH-USA Publishing and the Univ. of Utah Dept. of Dermatology.)






The most characteristic feature of necrolytic migratory erythema is pale, vacuolated keratinocytes within the superficial epidermis image. (Courtesy S. Billings, MD.)


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Necrolytic migratory erythema (NME)


Definitions

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Necrolytic Migratory Erythema
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