Linear focal elastosis: a review of three cases in young Japanese men.

@article{Tamada1997LinearFE,
  title={Linear focal elastosis: a review of three cases in young Japanese men.},
  author={Yasuhiko Tamada and Kenji Yokochi and Toshiro Ikeya and Yu Nakagomi and Takashi Miyake and Kazuo Hara},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 2 Pt 2},
  pages={301-3}
}
Linear focal elastosis in three young Japanese men is described. The lesions are asymptomatic palpable yellow strialike bands extending horizontally across the middle and lower parts of the back. They are histologically composed of many fine wavy bundles of elastic fibers separating the dermal collagen bundles. Electron microscopy demonstrates numerous… CONTINUE READING