Franziska Ringpfeil

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Cutis Laxa – Acquired

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Cutis laxa is a heterogeneous group of rare disorders causing laxity of the integument. It can affect the skin in a localized or generalized manner in acquired cutis laxa, whereas skin involvement is typically generalized and paired with variable systemic involvement in the heritable forms. The prevalence of the…

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (Groenblad Strandberg Syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Pseudoxanthoma elasticum affects three major organ systems, the skin, cardiovascular system, and eyes. Skin changes at predilection sites develop in childhood or adolescence but often become noticeable only later in life. There may be a personal or sibling history of…

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