dermatoporosis

dermatoporosis

(dĕr″măt-ō-pŏ-rō′sĭs) [ dermato- + (osteo)porosis]
Loss of the structural integrity of the skin that occurs with aging. Affected skin is more easily lacerated and ulcerated and bleeds more readily and heals more slowly than healthier, younger skin.
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As a result, dermal aging, corticosteroid-induced atrophy (dermatoporosis), striae distensae, sclerosis, scars, and many other connective tissue changes are conveniently observed noninvasively using CSSS.