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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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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Extensive macular atrophy with pseudodrusen may be a new extreme phenotype of macular degenerations that could shed more light on the role of pseudodrusen and choriocapillaris compromise in the pathogenesis and progression of AMD.
In branch B, 2 patients III8 and III10 presented initial phenotype 4 STGD (Stargardt fundus flavimaculatus, later age of onset) with central atrophy, yellow-white dots, macular atrophy, hyperfluorescent atrophic spots, and silent choroid.
The primary objective of this study is to determine if emixustat reduces the rate of macular atrophy progression, in comparison to placebo, in subjects with Stargardt disease.
In three eyes, the PED was flattened at the last follow-up; however, visual acuity decreased in these eyes (-8 to -25 letters) because of macular atrophy. PED height evolution was illustrated in Figure 2.
Macular atrophy is being reported in children born in Brazil with severe birth defects after exposure to the Zika virus in utero.
Macular thickness analysis with OCT could be useful in diagnosing complications related to posterior uveitis, such as macular edema or macular atrophy. Retinal complications that develop following a uveitis attack may also be assessed via OCT [14].