What is cutis laxa?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Cutis laxa is a rare disorder that is principally in the skin but also can involve other organ systems. The pathologic defect consists of degeneration of the elastic fibers of the dermis. [37] Autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and x-linked recessive and acquired forms have been recognized.

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