anetoderma

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anetoderma

 [an″ĕ-to-der´mah]
localized elastolysis producing circumscribed areas of soft, thin, wrinkled skin that often protrude as small outpouchings. It may be a primary condition or it may be secondary to some other condition involving the skin, such as syphilis, leprosy, or tuberculosis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·e·to·der·ma

(an-ĕ-tō-der'mă),
Atrophoderma in which the skin becomes baglike and wrinkled or depressed, with loss of dermal elasticity.
[G. anetos, relaxed, + derma, skin]
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an·e·to·der·ma

(an'ĕ-tō-dĕr'mă)
Atrophoderma in which the skin becomes baglike and wrinkled.
[G. anetos, relaxed, + derma, skin]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Pachydermodactyly and atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis. Dermatology 1995; 190: 56-8.
Clinical history, cutaneous and histopathological findings of our case fits in to the description of atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis.
Atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis, spontaneous varioliform scarring of cheek.
Atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis was initially described in 1918 as an entity in which both linear and punctate scars appeared spontaneously on normal facial skin.1 Atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis is a rare condition with approximately 20 reports in the literature.2,3
Treatment for atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis has not been discussed in the literature.
This type of atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis, which is more frequently referred to as anetoderma or drug-induced pseudoporphyria, can occur in patients taking other NSAIDs but the incidence appears to be highest in those taking naproxen.