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Miescher Elastoma

Miescher Elastoma: Introduction

Miescher Elastoma: A rare skin condition characterized by the development of small, usually red, bumps on the skin. Abnormal skin fibre tissue forms from the inner skin layer to the outer skin layer which in turn causes the top skin layer to respond to it as if it were a foreign particle i.e. inflammation. The skin bumps that develop are small and often form a circular, linear or snake-like pattern. The back of the neck is the most commonly affected part of the body with the arms, face and legs affected to a lesser degree. Rarely, the trunk may be affected. It may occur for no apparent reason (idiopathic), as a response to certain drugs such as Penicillamine (drug-induced) or it may be associated with inherited conditions such as Ehlers Danlos syndrome, Marfan Syndrome and Down Syndrome. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Miescher Elastoma is available below.

Symptoms of Miescher Elastoma

Treatments for Miescher Elastoma

  • If a drug is the cause then cessation of the drug can result in more rapid resolution of the condition. In other cases, the condition usually resolves spontaneously over the space of a few years. There is no effective treatment for the condition and no resulting harmful effects or complications
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Miescher Elastoma: Complications

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Causes of Miescher Elastoma

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Less Common Symptoms of Miescher Elastoma

Misdiagnosis and Miescher Elastoma

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Prognosis for Miescher Elastoma

Prognosis for Miescher Elastoma: The condition usually resolves spontaneously over the space of a few years with no harmful effects or complications.

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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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