Abstract:Papular elastorrhexis is an acquired disease of elastic tissue; considered rare,
its etiology and pathogenesis remain unknown. The vast majority of cases occur
in women in the first or second decade of life. The disease manifests as
multiple uniformly-sized, circumscribed, hypochromic and achromic papules
located predominantly on the trunk and upper extremities. The lesions are
generally asymptomatic and have a stable evolution over years. Its diagnosis is
based on clinical and histopathological findings. The … Show more
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