atrophoderma

atrophoderma

 [at″ro-fo-der´mah]
atrophy of the skin.

at·ro·pho·der·ma

(at'rō-fō-der'mă),
Atrophy of the skin that may occur in either discrete localized areas or widespread areas.
See also: anetoderma.
Synonym(s): atrophia cutis

atrophoderma

/at·ro·pho·der·ma/ (at″ro-fo-der´mah) atrophy of the skin.

atrophoderma

[at′rōfədur′mə]
Etymology: Gk, a + trophe + derma, skin
the wasting away or decrease in thickness of the skin. The atrophy may affect the entire body surface or only localized areas. The condition is often associated with aging and may occur as a primary or secondary symptom of various diseases.

at·ro·pho·der·ma

(at'rŏ-fō-dĕr'mă)
Atrophy of the skin that may occur either in discrete localized areas or in widespread areas.
See also: anetoderma

atrophoderma

atrophy of the skin.
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Initially, lichen sclerosis et atrophicus, atrophoderma of Pasini-Pierini, sarcoidosis, mycosis fungoides, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation were considered in the differential diagnosis of our case.
It is doubtful, however, if other conditions such as atrophoderma vermiculatum or honeycomb atrophy of the face, should be included in the same spectrum.
A total of 78% of the patients had the plaque variant of morphea, with the remainder having either the guttate variant, idiopathic atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini, linear scleroderma, or profound scleroderma.