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Elastoid degeneration

Elastoid degeneration --> elastosis

1. Degenerative change in elastic tissue.

2. Degeneration of collagen fibres, with altered staining properties resembling elastic tissue, or formation by fibroblast-activated ultraviolet or mast cell mediators of abnormal fibres.

Synonym: elastoid degeneration, elastotic degeneration.

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