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Introduction of Skin Diseases

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True about stratum lucidum - (AIIMS Nov 2014)



A Sandwitched between S. spino sum and S. granulosum

B Sandwitched between S. corneum and S. granulosum

C Contain hair follicle

D Also known as prickle cell layer

E Contain degenerated cells

Ans. B
i.e., Sandwitched between S. Corneum and S. granulosum & "e' i.e., Contain degenerated cells

a. Between the stratum granulosum and corneum in palm and soles, there is an additional layer (addition to 4 layers found elsewhere in epidermis) called stratum lucidum.

b. The cells degenerates as they move into stratum lucidum (from deeper layers).

c. Hair follicles and all other appendages are present in dermis.

d. Prickle cell layer is the other name of stratum spinosum.

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