Acquired disorders of elastic tissue: part I. Increased elastic tissue and solar elastotic syndromes.

@article{Lewis2004AcquiredDO,
  title={Acquired disorders of elastic tissue: part I. Increased elastic tissue and solar elastotic syndromes.},
  author={Kevan G. Lewis and Lionel G. Bercovitch and Sara Worthing Dill and Leslie Robinson-Bostom},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={1-21; quiz 22-4}
}
Elastic fibers in the extracellular matrix are an integral component of dermal connective tissue. The resilience and elasticity required for normal structure and function of the skin may be attributed to the network of elastic tissue. Advances in our understanding of elastic tissue physiology provide a foundation for studying the pathogenesis of elastic… CONTINUE READING