• synonyms

elastosis perforans serpiginosa

(pûrfə-rănz′ sər-pĭj′ə-nōsə)
  1. A disorder of the connective tissue characterized by ring-shaped groups of asymptomatic keratotic papules; the epidermis is thickened around a central plug of keratin, overlying an accumulation of elastic tissue.
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