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Synonyms: Juvenile elastoma without osteopoikilosis | Nevus elasticus | Weidman juvenile elastoma

A rare genetic or acquired dermis elastic tissue disorder characterized by asymptomatic solitary or multiple firm skin-colored to yellowish papules or nodules of variable size that are disseminated or grouped in clusters and typically located on the trunk buttocks thighs or face among others. Histologically focal increase of thickened tortuous elastic fibers in the reticular dermis without signs of degeneration is reported. Isolated cases as well as cases associated with osteopoikilosis (Buschke-Ollendorf syndrome) may be observed.

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