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Disease Cutis Laxa

Name Cutis Laxa
Synonyms Dermatolyses | Dermatolysis | Dermatomegaly
Definition A group of connective tissue diseases in which skin hangs in loose pendulous folds. It is believed to be associated with decreased elastic tissue formation as well as an abnormality in elastin formation. Cutis laxa is usually a genetic disease, but acquired cases have been reported. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Connective tissue disease | Genetic disease (inborn) | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D003483
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1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Genetic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cutis Laxa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cutis Laxa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Genetic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cutis Laxa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Cutis Laxa Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Dominant Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive, Type I
  Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive, Type IIA Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive, Type IIB Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Laxa-Marfanoid Syndrome
View node Cutis laxa, recessive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Cutis Laxa With Severe Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal, And Urinary Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  De Barsy syndrome
  Generalized elastolysis
  Hemolytic Anemia, Congenital, with Emphysema and Cutis Laxa
  Macrocephaly, Alopecia, Cutis Laxa, and Scoliosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Michelin tire baby syndrome
  Occipital horn syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  SCARF syndrome
  Wrinkly skin syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes