pseudoxanthoma elasticum

noun
pseu·​do·​xan·​tho·​ma elas·​ti·​cum | \ ˌsüd-ō-zan-ˈthō-mə-i-ˈlas-ti-kəm How to pronounce pseudoxanthoma elasticum (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudoxanthoma elasticum

: a chronic degenerative disease of elastic tissues that is marked by the occurrence of small yellowish papules and plaques on areas of abnormally loose skin

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“Pseudoxanthoma elasticum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudoxanthoma%20elasticum. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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