atrophic skin

atrophic skin

thin, mechanically weak skin of poor viability due to reduced systemic or local blood supply; characterized by compromised healing
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Venous-related skin changes may also develop, including hyperpigmentation in the perimalleolar region secondary to haemosiderin deposition, lipodermatosclerosis with scarring, thickening of the skin secondary to fibrosis in the dermis and subcutaneous fatty tissue, and atrophie blanche characterised by circular whitish and atrophic skin surrounded by dilated capillaries and hyperpigmentation.
Most importantly, however, the dermal production of vitamin D following a standard exposure to UVB light decreases with age because of atrophic skin changes.
Glycyrrhetinic acid's] apparent benefit in treating signs of skin photoaging with topical formulations suggests it will help diminish visible cellulite by reversing the atrophic skin and connective tissue component of this condition," Dr.
Histology of the cleft will reveal atrophic skin with parakeratosis in the absence of adnexal structures.
The hallmark feature is crinkled, atrophic skin that resembles plastic wrap.