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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Treatment of elastosis perforans serpiginosa with the flashlamp pulsed dye laser.
Response of elastosis perforans serpiginosa to pulsed CO2, ER:YAG, and dye lasers.
Localized idiopathic elastosis perforans serpiginosa effectively treated by the Coherent Ultrapulse 5000C aesthetic laser.