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Disease definition

A rare, genetic or acquired, dermis elastic tissue disorder characterized by asymptomatic, solitary or multiple, firm, skin-colored to yellowish papules or nodules of variable size that are disseminated or grouped in clusters and typically located on the trunk, buttocks, thighs or face, among others. Histologically, focal increase of thickened, tortuous elastic fibers in the reticular dermis, without signs of degeneration, is reported. Isolated cases, as well as cases associated with osteopoikilosis (Buschke-Ollendorf syndrome), may be observed.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Juvenile elastoma without osteopoikilosis
    • Nevus elasticus
    • Weidman juvenile elastoma
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q82.8
  • ICD-11: LC2Y
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0473583
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -
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