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May 1997

Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum With Generalized Cutaneous Laxity

Author Affiliations

Department of Dermatology Nagahama Municipal Hospital Nagahama, Shiga, Japan 526

Otsu, Japan

Arch Dermatol. 1997;133(5):664-666. doi:10.1001/archderm.1997.03890410128026

General forms of loose and redundant skin have been described in pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE).1,2 The wrinkled skin of PXE resembles that of cutis laxa and it is often hard to distinguish between these 2 conditions. We report a case of PXE with severe laxity of the skin.

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