elastosis


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elastosis

[i‚la′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Retrogressive change in elastic tissue.
Retrogressive change in cutaneous connective tissue resulting in excessive amounts of material which give the staining reactions for elastin.
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Elastosis perforans serpiginosa: A case successfully treated with intralesional steroids and topical allium cepa-allantoin-pentaglycan gel.
However, none of these differential diagnoses are associated with intra-alveolar fibrosis and septal elastosis as seen in PPFE.
Fitzpatrick's classification was directed toward generalized wrinkling and elastosis rather than specific wrinkle depth.
Elastosis perforans serpiginosa is rare and affects both males and females without racial or geographical preferences; it usually occurs in young adults, even if it can also be observed in childhood or during old age.
Other signs include elastosis (a coarse, yellow, cobblestoned effect of the skin) and actinic purpura (easy bruising related to vascular wall fragility in the dermis) (Gilchrest 1990).
Sun damages such as elastosis and sun burn have also been reported.
The structural architecture breaks down, leading to dermal elastosis and degradation of the supporting collagen.
Chronic Actinic keratopathy, a condition associated with conjunctival elastosis and typified by characteristic extra cellular concretions.
fine lines or deep wrinkles) and elastosis, the breakdown of elastic tissue leading to a reduction in the elasticity of the skin.
Patients with evidence of solar elastosis had a 50% relative risk reduction, while those with a history of intermittent sun exposure or ever having been severely burned were 40% less likely to die from their skin cancer.
It is worthwhile expanding on this theme and attempting to relate the tissue changes of solar elastosis to the clinical phenomena seen in photoageing.
Reaktif perforan kollajenozda transepidermal olarak kollajen, elastosis perforans serpinjinozada elastik doku, kazanilmis perforan dermatozda ise nekrotik materyal (bazen reaktif perforan kollajenozda oldugu gibi kollajen, daha nadir olarak elastozis perforans serpinjinozada oldugu gibi elastik doku) dermisten transepidermal olarak perfore olur.