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Mid-dermal elastolysis: report of a case and literature review


Mid-dermal elastolysis (MDE) is an uncommon and probably underdiagnosed disorder of the elastic tissue. Clinical suspicion and histopathological confirmation are essential for the diagnosis. We report the case of a young woman who presented with this disorder after an inflammatory process during pregnancy and we review the main characteristics of this rare entity.

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