Thilo Gambichler

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Mid-Dermal Elastolysis (middermal elastolysis, elastolysis mediodermalis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Mid-dermal elastolysis (MDE), first described by Shelley & Wood in 1977, is a skin condition of the elastic tissue predominantly manifesting on the trunk and proximal extremities. Most commonly observed skin changes include patches of well-circumscribed fine wrinkles (type I) and/or perifollicular papular protusions…

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