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Loosening of the skin or atrophy of the skin by disease; erroneously used as a synonym for cutis laxa.
[dermato- + G. lysis, a loosening]
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dermolysis(1) Cutis laxa, see there (also known as dermatolysis).
(2) Transient bullous dermolysis of the newborn, see there.
(3) A nonspecific term for a form of dermal degeneration.
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