What are the non-cutaneous manifestations of cutis laxa?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Non-cutaneous manifestations include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bladder and GI diverticulosis, great vessel aneurysms, and cardiac abnormalities. These many manifestations, particularly the cardiopulmonary involvement, severely limit the patient's operative candidacy.


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