Spongiotic dermatitis

What is spongiotic dermatitis? Spongiotic dermatitis is a term pathologists use to describe a pattern of injury in the skin caused by inflammation. It is called a “pattern of injury” because the changes seen are not specific to a single medical condition. The spongiotic dermatitis pattern of injury is most commonly seen in a group …
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What does spongiotic mean? Spongiotic is a word pathologists use to describe the way specialized cells called squamous cells look when they have been pushed apart by fluid. Another word for spongiotic is spongiosis. Many body surfaces, including the skin and the inside of the mouth are covered by special cells called squamous cells. These …
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