Rupture of the skin; for example, as is seen in striae cutis distensae or in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
[dermato- + G. rhēxis, rupture]
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dermatorrhexis(dĕr″mă-tō-rĕk′sĭs) [″ + rhexis, rupture]
Rupture of the skin and capillaries in the skin.
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