1. Degenerative change in elastic tissue.
2. Degeneration of collagen fibres, with altered staining properties resembling elastic tissue, or formation by fibroblast-activated ultraviolet or mast cell mediators of abnormal fibres.
Synonyms: elastoid degeneration, elastotic degeneration.
(05 Mar 2000)
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