skin striae

skin striae

dermal atrophy + extension/thinning of overlying epidermis; show initially as irregular narrow linear bruises and later as silvery streaks and irregular linear depressions in skin; associated with Cushing's disease and long-term steroid therapy
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Skin striae are at least twice as common in women with pelvic organ prolapse as in women without prolapse, a survey of 116 women found.