pachydermatocele

pachydermatocele

 [pak″e-der-mat´o-sēl]
plexiform neuroma attaining a large size, producing an elephantiasis-like condition.

pachydermatocele

/pachy·der·ma·to·cele/ (-der-mat´ah-sēl) plexiform neuroma attaining large size, producing an elephantiasis-like condition.

pachydermatocele

(1) Cutis laxa (see there), which is either:
• Autosomal dominant;
• Autosomal recessive; or
• X-linked.  
(2) Polypoid neurofibroma.

der·ma·to·cha·la·sis

(dĕr'mă-tō-kal'ă-sis)
An acquired condition characterized by undue looseness or pendulousness of the eyelid skin due to degeneration of elastic fibers.
Synonym(s): cutis laxa [TA] , pachydermatocele, blepharochalasis.
[dermato- + G. chalasis, a loosening]

pachydermatocele

plexiform neuroma attaining large size, producing an elephantiasis-like condition.
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DISCUSSION: (1, 2, 3) Cutis laxa (Latin for loose or lax skin) also known as Generalized Elastolysis / Dermatomegaly / Dermatolysis / Dermatochalasia / Generalized elastorrhexis / Pachydermatocele is an Orphan disease (a very rare disease) related to a heterogeneous connective tissue disorder in which the skin becomes inelastic and hangs loosely in folds.