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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On scalp examination there was shiny atrophic skin with hair loss on vertex (Figure 2) and frontal scalp (Figure 3) over temples.
Most common finding was anaesthetic patches (14%) followed by shiny atrophic skin (11%) and 6% patients had skin ulcerations.
Based on the findings of stunted physical growth, large bald head, abnormal facies, thin atrophic skin and scleroderma like changes on the extremities, a diagnosis of progeria was made.
The lesion varies in size from patient to patient, but common features include a superior midline skin nipple, a midline linear area of atrophic skin extending from that nipple, and sometimes a caudal sinus tract.
He demonstrated classic Gottron's lesions on both hands, subcutaneous calcinosis in both axillae and groins, and a shawl sign on the back of his neck, associated with a diffuse erythematous, poikilodermatous and sclerodermoid rash, with atrophic skin involving the face, arms, forearms and legs.
Most importantly, however, the dermal production of vitamin D following a standard exposure to UVB light decreases with age because of atrophic skin changes.
All the biopsy specimens were obtained from skin with sensory impairment associated with another or other physical signs of DLL: 32 from apparently normal skin, 82 from skin with diffuse infiltration, 13 from atrophic skin, 9 from hypochromic macules, 7 from erythematous macules, and 30 from skin with Lucio's phenomenon, data on 27 cases were missing.
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.
Her younger sister, 33 year old female came with similar complaints, sparse hair, mottled pigmentation, dry atrophic skin, loss of subcutaneous fat, prematurely aged appearance, bird like facies, cataract of both eyes for which she was operated, H/O diabetes mellitus since 10 years on treatment, all her complaints were less severe compared to her elder sister.
Firstly, we suspected of BILP in patients who presented with unilateral and specific configuration (except head and neck) of lichenoid, hyperpigmented or atrophic skin lesions.