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Striae: Introduction

Striae: are a form of scarring on the skin with a silvery-white hue. They are caused by tearing of the dermis. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Striae, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Striae:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Striae. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Striae

Causes of Types of Striae:

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Striae: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Striae, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Striae Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Striae may include:

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Striae: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Striae may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Striae

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Striae: Deaths

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Causes of Striae listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Striae as a symptom include:

Detailed list of causes of Striae

The list below shows some of the causes of Striae mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Striae?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Striae. Of the 14 causes of Striae that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Striae:

The following list of conditions have 'Striae' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Striae Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Striae based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Striae:

    Linear atrophy, Stretch marks, Striae distensae
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Striae:

    Medical Conditions associated with Striae:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Striae:

    Childbirth (874 causes), Cushing syndrome (6 causes), Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (2 causes), Lichen planus, Obesity (236 causes), Overuse of cortisone skin creams, Overweight, Pituitary tumors, Adult, Pregnancy (699 causes)

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