geroderma

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geroderma

[‚jer·ō′dər·mə]
(medicine)
The skin of old age, showing atrophy, loss of fat, and loss of elasticity.
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In this report, The Global Image Dermatology Drug Market, 2005-2012: High-Growth Opportunities in Aesthetic Medicine, the reader will be introduced to a specialty pharmaceutical therapy area that is poised for significant expansion based on new pharmacotherapies to address cutaneous ageing, pigmentation disorders, obesity and gynoid lipodystrophy.
In-depth analysis and discussion on the pathophysiology and prevalence of the main ageing and lifestyle disorders, including alopecia, cutaneous ageing, pigmentations conditions, obesity, depressive illnesses, addictions, sleep disorders, cognitive and memory impairments, contraception, infertility, and sexual disorders
A better understanding of both the intrinsic and extrinsic influences on the ageing of the skin, as well as distinguishing the retractable aspects of cutaneous ageing (primarily hormonal and lifestyle influences) from the irretractable (primarily intrinsic ageing), is crucial to this endeavour.