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(plural) an eye disease resulting from small accumulations of hyaline bodies underneath the retina

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Colloid bodies were seen to be PAS positive as reported by Lever et al.
Opthalmologic examination showed bilateral colloid bodies and peripapillary atrophy with angioid streaks.
Furthermore, histopathological examination of targetoid lesions reveals orthohyperkeratosis, keratotic plugging, basal cell vacuolar degeneration with colloid bodies, necrotic basal keratinocytes, perivascular and periadnexal lymphocytic infiltrates, melanin incontinence and dermal mucin deposition, consistent with LE.
The biopsy from the buccal mucosa showed lymphocytic and neutrophilic exocytosis, basal cell vacuolization, satellite cell necrosis, segments of subepithelial clefting, subepithelial lichenoid and mild perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes and neutrophils, occasional colloid bodies and pigment incontinence, suggestive of GVHD, grade 3.
Occasional colloid bodies, resembling those seen in lichen planus, may be present.