Mid-Dermal Elastolysis on Face, Unusual Localization: A Case Report

Ebru Zemheri, Burcin Subasi, Ilkin Zindanci, Seyma Ozkanli, Tulay Zenginkinet, Ayse Serap Karadag


Mid-dermal elastolysis (MDE) is a rare disorder and an acquired skin condition of the elastic tissue generally affecting young women on the trunk and proximal extremities, rarely the thighs and the face. We report a case of a patient with an unusual face presentation of this disorder, supporting the concept that MDE is an idiopathic distinct entity.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(6):334-336
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc1771w


Mid-dermal elastolysis; Dermatology; Pathology; Skin disorder

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