What Is Acquired Cutis Laxa?
Acquired cutis laxa is an uncommon skin disorder characterized by abnormal reduction and degeneration of elastic fibers of the skin that can appear simply as thick, saggy skin with loose folds to severe involvement showing a premature aged appearance.
Q: What are elastic fibers of the skin?
A: Elastic fibers of the skin are connective tissue found in the dermis, which is the layer of skin under the epidermis, or surface layer. They hold the shape of skin and are important for wound healing in the development of scars.
What Is Cutis Laxa In Celiac Disease and/or Gluten Sensitivity?
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