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stria

1. Geology any of the parallel scratches or grooves on the surface of a rock caused by abrasion resulting from the passage of a glacier, motion on a fault surface, etc.
2. fine ridges and grooves on the surface of a crystal caused by irregular growth
3. Biology anatomy a narrow band of colour or a ridge, groove, or similar linear mark, usually occurring in a parallel series
4. Architect a narrow channel, such as a flute on the shaft of a column

stria

[′strī·ə]
(biology)
A minute line, band, groove, or channel.

stria

1. A fillet.
2. A rib, esp. one repeated to give texture.
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Pearly white areas (Wickham striae) and peripheral striations correspond to compact orthokeratosis above zones of wedge-shaped hypergranulosis, acanthosis, and dermal fibrosis (3, 4).
KEYWORDS: Adhesions, Cesarean section, Keloid, Scar, Striae distensae, Stretchmark, Surgical complication.
Variable Chi-square value p value Wickham's striae 8.4 0.004 (significant) Table 2: Comparison of mast cell distribution among study groups using Kruskal-Wallis test.
* ELP: A reticular pattern is more prominent, whereas in DLE striae appear very faint and fine.
In this report, Marfan syndrome with tall stature and transverse striae of the back was presented.
The presence of striae gravidarum or not and the surgical parameters were recorded by circulating nurse of operating room during operation.
Local adverse effects of topical steroids are acne, purpura, atrophy, striae, and telangiectasia.
A 16-year-old adolescent male presented with multiple linear striae affecting both axillae and proximal arms.
Striae may result from a number of causes, including, but not limited to, rapid changes in weight, adolescent growth spurts, corticosteroid use or Cushing Syndrome, and generally appear on the buttocks, thighs, knees, calves, or lumbosacral area.
Her physical exam on admission to the psychosomatic ward identified a moon-shaped face, exophthalmos, and purple striae on her legs, so acute psychiatric symptoms secondary to Cushing's syndrome was suspected.