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cutis

[′kyüd·əs]
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The histologic findings are prominent minor salivary glands and a mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate.5 The differential diagnosis includes hereditary angioedema, early dermatochalasis, acquired cutis laxa and variants of granulomatous cheilitis.
LMHD is a distinct form of craniotubular bone disorder characterized by disproportionately large head, craniotubular hyperostosis with wide open fontannels and delayed closure of sutures, ectodermal dysplasia that includes loose, atrophic/wrinkled skin with prominent veins on the scalp (Cutis laxa) and enamel hypolasia, brachymesophalangy with proximal symphalangism.
Yang et al., "Cutis laxa: analysis of metalloproteinases and extracellular matrix expression by immunohistochemistry and histochemistry, " European Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Dimopoulou et al., "Mutations in PYCR1 cause cutis laxa with progeroid features," Nature Genetics, vol.
En 1907, Cohn presenta el caso de un enfermo "con piel de caucho (cutis laxa)" en el IX Congreso de la Sociedad Alemana de Dermatologia.
DISCUSSION: (1, 2, 3) Cutis laxa (Latin for loose or lax skin) also known as Generalized Elastolysis / Dermatomegaly / Dermatolysis / Dermatochalasia / Generalized elastorrhexis / Pachydermatocele is an Orphan disease (a very rare disease) related to a heterogeneous connective tissue disorder in which the skin becomes inelastic and hangs loosely in folds.
Hartshorn's mother, however, travels to meet specialist Abhimanyu Garg to discuss her diagnosis, where it is revealed that neither of the women are suffering from lipodystrophy, but instead of cutis laxa, an incurable condition that has other serious implications.
Zara was then told she had an even rarer illness - cutis laxa, which can weaken joints and cause heart and lung problems.
Impaired glycosylation and cutis laxa caused by mutations in the vesicular H+-ATPase subunit ATP6V0A2.
Romanelli said, such as Marfan and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, cutis laxa, and other connective tissue diseases with a genetic basis.
In addition, all had cutis laxa, an inherited connective tissue disorder that causes skin to hang loosely from the body.
His medical history indicated congenital bilateral deafness diagnosed at 1 month of age and consistent with Patterson syndrome (i.e., unusual facies, deafness, bronzed hyperpigmentation of the skin, cutis laxa, mental retardation, and bony deformities) (4).