Diffuse elastoma L57.85

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Dubreuilh 1913

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In the area of light-exposed areas, usually large, occasionally circumscribed, whitish plaques, which fit into the skin field and which are particularly prominent when the skin is stretched. In case of a punctiform formation of the elastosis, the result is the "peau citréine" (lemon skin).

Notice! The term has been chosen unfortunate, it describes nothing else than a laminar actinic elastosis caused by chronic light exposure.

See Elastosis actinica below.

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Lemon skin;

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Actinic elastosis; Elastosis;


Please ask your physician for a reliable diagnosis. This website is only meant as a reference.


Last updated on: 29.10.2020