elastosis perforans serpiginosa

[pûrfə-rănz′ sər-pĭj′ə-nōsə]


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.

Nearby words

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  2. equivalence class,
  3. equivalence principle,
  4. equivalence relation,
  5. equivalency,
  6. equivalent air speed,
  7. equivalent circuit,
  8. equivalent focal length,
  9. equivalent weight,
  10. equivalve

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