Dermatol Surg 2017 May;43(5):635-648
*Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; †Dermatology Service, Sacramento VA Medical Center, Mather, California; ‡Department of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York; §Department of Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; ¶Department of Dermatology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California.
: Striae distensae (SD) are aesthetically troublesome to patients and therapeutically challenging.Objective
: Herein, the authors comprehensively review the literature pertaining to the history, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, clinical rating scales, and laboratory, imaging, and histologic features of SD.Methods And Materials
: A review of PubMed, MEDLINE, Scopus, Embase, and Google scholar was conducted, including literature published from 1773 to August 6, 2016. Read More