Close-up of Yaws, a tropical infection effecting the skin, bones and joints. It is caused by the spirochete bacterium Treponema pallidum pertenue. The disease is transmitted by skin-to-skin contact with an infective lesion, the bacterium entering through a
By: BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES
Photomicrograph of stratified squamous epithelium of the vagina showing desquamation of epithelial cells; note flattening of cells near surface; Mallory stain, 100X.
By: Ed Reschke
Skin. Desquamation (sloughing of cells) from the Epidermis, Thick Skin, Human, 100X at 35mm. Shows: epidermal layers (Stratum: corneum, granulosum, spinosum, basale), dermis, sweat gland ducts and desquamating cells sloughing off the surface.