Linear focal elastosis

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Synonyms: Elastotic striae | Linear focal dermal elastosis

Linear focal elastosis is a rare acquired dermis elastic tissue disorder characterized by asymptomatic palpable hypertrophic or atrophic yellowish or red indurated horizontal striae-like linear plaques distributed symmetrically across the mid and lower back. No systemic involvement has been described. Skin biopsy reveals a focal increase in abnormal elastic tissue with abundant wavy fragmented and aggregated basophilic elastic fibers in the reticular dermis.

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