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May 1966

Transverse Atrophic Stria of the Back

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(5):588. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600230092024

Transverse atrophic striae on the back of a young man are described. They were due to systemic corticosteroid therapy and were not related to heavy lifting, vigorous exertion, or trauma.