plucked chicken appearance

Dermatology A term fanciful term referring to the bumpy skin with multiple raised yellowish 1–3-mm papules which coalesce into patches, often on the neck in patients with pseudoxanthoma elasticum; a similar lesion occurs in those exposed to Norwegian saltpeter
Paediatrics An appearance classically described in children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria, characterised by alopecia, midfacial cyanosis, atrophy of subcutaneous fat, sculptured nose with a ‘beaked’ tip, a disproportionately large head, prominent eyes and scalp veins, nail and dental dystrophy, micrognathia, xeroderma, pyriform thorax, a horse-riding stance, thin limbs, stiff joints and osteoporosis

plucked chicken appearance

Pediatrics An appearance classically described in children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria, characterized by alopecia, midfacial cyanosis, atrophy of subcutaneous fat, sculptured nose with a 'beaked' tip, a disproportionately large head, prominent eyes and scalp veins, nail and dental dystrophy, micrognathia, xeroderma, pyriform thorax, a horse-riding stance, thin limbs, stiff joints and osteoporosis
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Adjectives like porcelain and alabaster were thrown around, but their pale skin was suspiciously flawless, unlike us mere mortals with our plucked chicken appearance.