Striae Distensae (Stretch Marks) and Different Modalities of Therapy: An Update

@article{Elsaie2009StriaeD,
  title={Striae Distensae (Stretch Marks) and Different Modalities of Therapy: An Update},
  author={Mohamed L. Elsaie and Leslie S. Baumann and Lotfy T Elsaaiee},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={35},
  pages={563–573}
}
BACKGROUND Striae distensea (SD; stretch marks) are a well‐recognized, common skin condition that rarely causes any significant medical problems but are often a significant source of distress to those affected. The origins of SD are poorly understood, and a number of treatment modalities are available for their treatment, yet none of them is consistently effective, and no single therapy is considered to be pivotal for this problem. With a high incidence and unsatisfactory treatments, stretch… 

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