What is Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum Skin Lesions?
A rare, inherited disease that affects selected connective tissue in some parts of the body. Elastic tissue in the body becomes mineralized, that is, calcium and other minerals are deposited in the tissue. This can result in changes in the skin, eyes, cardiovascular system and gastrointestinal system. Skin changes are sometimes the first indication that a person has pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The affected individual might notice small bumps, or lesions, on the skin. Typically, these skin changes appear first on the sides of the neck and then progress to other parts of the body, but other sites may be involved. The skin lesions are asymptomatic. They do not cause any problems in and of themselves. The definitive tool to diagnose the disorder is a skin biopsy.
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Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Co-founder of The Esthetic Clinic, is one of the best dermatologists in the world & currently practices in Mumbai, India. Dr. Rinky Kapoor is a Consultant Cosmetic Dermatologist, Cosmetologist & Trichologist at S L Raheja Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, India. Dr. Kapoor is trained at the National Skin Centre, Singapore & at Stanford University, USA. A celebrity skin doctor, Dr. Rinky Kapoor has won many honors such as “Best Dermatologist Mumbai”, “Top 10 Cosmetologist India”, etc for her evidence based expert dermatology care, affordable & reliable skin care, hair care & nail care …Read more
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