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Out of 30 patients only 8 patients had undergone skin biopsy which showed intraepidermal split with ballooning degeneration of epidermis and lymphocytic inflammatory infiltrates in the dermis.
The patterns of the cutaneous lesions identified in this study might be similar to those of other vesicular infections of picornavirus (FMDV and SVDV), in which ballooning degeneration of epithelial cells and the formation of microvesicles are hallmarks (14,15).
Most keratinocytes were characterized by ballooning degeneration with large intracytoplasmic, eosinophilic inclusion bodies.
Presence of steatosis, fibrosis, inflammation, ballooning degeneration, and Mallory hyaline were recorded by 2 pathologists (D.