U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 32-year-old male asked:

What does discontinuity in epidermis mean in layman terms?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Break: Anything from a paper cut to a scratch to a little blister to a fissure to a gunshot wound. Everything depends on the context of the description. I'm glad you're proactive and hope you can have the big picture clarified.

Related questions

A 36-year-old member asked:
What are crystal-bearing vesicles in the epidermis?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 45-year-old member asked:
What are the receptors located in the epidermis called?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 46-year-old member asked:
Where is the dermis and the epidermis?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 38-year-old member asked:
What is a projection of the epidermis?
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 48-year-old member asked:
How does the epidermis differ from dermis?
1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Last updated Mar 5, 2015

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.