Skip lesion

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A skip lesion is a wound or inflammation that is clearly patchy, "skipping" areas that thereby are unharmed. It is a typical form of intestinal damage in Crohn's disease, but may also be the kind of damage to the renal tubules in acute tubular necrosis. Rarely, it is a characteristic of temporal arteritis.[1]


  1. ^ "The importance of skip lesions in temporal arteritis". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 53: 137–139. doi:10.1136/jcp.53.2.137. PMC 1763281.