generalized elastolysis

cutis laxa.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cutis laxa — a group of disorders of the elastic fiber network in which the skin lacks elasticity and resilience and hangs in loose, pendulous folds. Hereditary forms are genetically heterogeneous and vary in severity and may be present at birth or develop… …   Medical dictionary

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