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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However, none of these differential diagnoses are associated with intra-alveolar fibrosis and septal elastosis as seen in PPFE.
We found a statistically significant relationship between the mean age of the patients and solar elastosis, splinter haemorrhage and longitudinal ridging.
Solar elastosis was present in 60% of the Canadian patients, and 64% of the melanomas were in a vertical growth phase when they were removed.
Elastosis in benign sclerosing ductal proliferation of the female breast.
These findings suggest that PEX syndrome has been described as a specific type of stress-induced elastosis, elastic microfibrillopathy with the excessive production and abnormal aggregation of elastic micfofibfil components.
Another mechanism by which JINETs may induce IIN is mesenteric vascular elastosis, which is frequently seen in association with JINETs and which was apparent to some degree in most of our cases with or without IIN.
It is often difficult to visually distinguish basal-cell cancer from acnescar, actinic elastosis, and recent cryodestruction inflammation.
Photodamaged skin displays variable epidermal thickness, dermal elastosis, decreased/fragmented collagen, increased matrix-degrading metalloproteinases, inflammatory infiltrates and vessel ectasia.
Significant improvements were noted in other dimensions of photoaging: lentigines, elastosis, and coarse wrinkling.
Several different forms of perforating dermatoses exist, including reactive perforating collagenosis and the acquired perforating dermatosis diagnostic group (often associated with diabetes mellitus or chronic renal disease), which includes acquired reactive perforating collagenosis (RPC), elastosis perforans serpiginosa, perforating folliculitis, and Kyrle's disease.
Mild to severe solar elastosis is regularly encountered adjacent to the tumor.