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July 1989

Wrinkling due to Middermal ElastolysisReport of a Case and Review of the Literature

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami (Fla) School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1989;125(7):950-951. doi:10.1001/archderm.1989.01670190084010

• We describe a 33-year-old woman with idiopathic loss of middermal elastic tissue, resulting in widespread fine wrinkling of the skin. This represents an example of the rarely reported entity middermal elastolysis. The literature is reviewed.

(Arch Dermatol. 1989;125:950-951)