What Is An Actinic Elastosis Disease?

March 22 22:36 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a collection of the elastic tissue in the skin. It involves the dermis. It is also known as the solar elastosis. It is also resent in the conjunctiva of eye. It occurs due to the increase in exposure of sun light. It is known as the photo aging.

What are the signs and symptoms of Actinic elastosis disease?

It includes the dry, thick as well as wrinkle skin. The skin can be fissured as well as thick and there is a chronic sun exposed neck and is known as the cutis rhomboidalis nuchae. These features resemble those of the photo aged skin.

What are the causes of Actinic elastosis disease?

It includes the increase in exposure of sun light. It is known as the photo aging. But there are few authors who do not agree on it. Some say that there is an increase in the number of fibroblasts and there is a synthesis of this material. It is product of collagen which is degraded. It includes the collagen or elastin.

How Actinic elastosis disease can be diagnosed?

It includes the use of visual examination as well as history of the patient is considered.

How Actinic elastosis disease can be treated?

It can be treated with the help of a dermabrasion. One can also use the topical application of resurfacing of carbon bi oxide and retinoic acid. One can also go for the hyalournic acid which goes in the dermis. One can also use oestrogen but these treatment have not been much successful. One must avoid the exposure to sun and must use umbrellas or sun screen in long run.

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