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    Demographic characteristics of teenage boys with horizontal striae distensae of the lower back.
    Pediatr Dermatol 2017 Nov 21. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
    Background: This study examines the clinical characteristics and demographics of teenage boys with horizontal striae distensae of the lower back in an outpatient setting.

    Methods: Retrospective medical chart reviews and telephone survey studies were completed on an outpatient cohort of 12 boys 11 to 17 years of age with a clinical diagnosis of transverse striae distensae of the lower back at a single-center, university-based, pediatric dermatology practice. We evaluated the clinical features of the striae, participant demographic characteristics, and past medical history. Read More

    One Thousand Five Hundred Fifty Nanometer Erbium-Doped Nonablative Fractional Laser for the Treatment of Striae Distensae in Patients of Skin of Color (Fitzpatrick Skin Types IV-VI).
    Dermatol Surg 2017 Nov 14. Epub 2017 Nov 14.
    Pinnacle Dermatology, Joliet, Illinois Dermatology Section, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Division of Dermatology, Loyola University, Maywood, Illinois.

    Do body build and composition influence striae distensae occurrence and visibility in women?
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Nov 6. Epub 2017 Nov 6.
    Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Clinic, Institute of Surgery, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.
    Background: Striae have been reported to be one of the most common skin changes and a commonly encountered esthetic problem.

    Objectives: To analyze risk factors of striae not associated with pregnancy and verify if body build and composition influence striae distensae (SD) occurrence and visibility.

    Methods: Eighty female students (40 with striae (the mean age 23. Read More

    Treatment of striae distensae with non-ablative fractional laser: clinical and in vivo microscopic documentation of treatment efficacy.
    Lasers Med Sci 2017 Oct 4. Epub 2017 Oct 4.
    I.C.L.I.D, Milan, Italy.
    The efficacy of NAFL in the treatment of striae distensae (SD) has been demonstrated. Nevertheless, the base for this improvement has not been clarified yet. The aim of this study is to describe in vivo variations occurring in the skin after the treatment, using reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM). Read More

    Necrotic ulcerated and bleeding striae distensae following bevacizumab in a palliative setting for gliobastomatosis cerebri.
    Ecancermedicalscience 2017 7;11:756. Epub 2017 Aug 7.
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, AP-HM, Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005, Marseille France.
    Glioblastoma cerebri is a rare paediatric malignancy with dismal prognosis [Chappé C, Riffaud L, and Tréguier C et al (2013) Primary gliomatosis cerebri involving gray matter in pediatrics: a distinct entity? A multicenter study of 14 casesChilds Nerv Syst29 565-571 PMID: 23306961] and no established standard of care. Read More

    A pilot study of treatment of striae distensae with variable square pulse Erbium: YAG laser resurfacing.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Aug 9. Epub 2017 Aug 9.
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD) are a frequent skin condition for which treatment remains a challenge. Various laser treatments have been employed to remove the epidermis and cause dermal wound and heating with subsequent dermal collagen remodeling.

    Objective: To determine the efficacy and safety of a variable square pulse Erbium: YAG (VSP Er:YAG) laser for the treatment of striae in skin phototypes III-IV. Read More

    Combination of a 2940 nm Er:YAG laser with recombinant bovine basic fibroblast growth factor (rb-bFGF) and light-emitting diode-red light (LED-RL) for the treatment of striae alba: A pilot study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Jul 29. Epub 2017 Jul 29.
    Department of Dermatology, Huadong Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD) are a common dermatologic problem that plagues many people. Although there are many therapeutic modalities have been used to treat SD, effective method has been disappointing for striae Alba.

    Aims: To evaluate the clinical and histopathologic efficacy and safety of the 2940-nm erbium yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) ablative fractional laser (AFL) with recombinant bovine basic fibroblast growth factor (rb-bFGF) and light-emitting diode-red light (LED-RL) for the treatment of striae alba. Read More

    Microneedling: Where do we stand now? A systematic review of the literature.
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2017 Jun 17. Epub 2017 Jun 17.
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Burn Center, University Hospital of Ghent, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.
    Background: Patients who suffer from scars or wrinkles have several therapeutic options to improve the appearance of their skin. The available treatment modalities that provide desirable results are often overtly invasive and entail a risk of undesirable adverse effects. Microneedling has recently emerged as a non-ablative alternative for treating patients who are concerned with the aesthetic changes that result from injury, disease or ageing. Read More

    Long-term results of the treatment of pregnancy-induced striae distensae using a 1550-nm non-ablative fractional laser.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2017 Nov 30;19(7):378-382. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
    a Department of Dermatology , Koc University School of Medicine , Istanbul , Turkey.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD) are a type of dermal scarring that is quite common and difficult to treat. Two forms are known: striae rubrae (SR) and striae albae (SA).

    Objective: We compared the long-term clinical effectiveness of a 1550-nm non-ablative fractional laser (NAFL) in treating SR and SA. Read More

    Pressure- and dose-controlled transcutaneous pneumatic injection of hypertonic glucose solution for the treatment of atrophic skin disorders.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2017 Dec 30;19(8):479-484. Epub 2017 Jun 30.
    a Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Research Center, International St. Mary's Hospital , Catholic Kwandong University, College of Medicine , Incheon , Republic of Korea.
    Background: Needleless transcutaneous pneumatic injections (TPIs) are a minimally invasive way to deliver the solution into the skin for therapeutic purposes. The suggested action mechanisms of TPI therapy include mechanical stimulation, immediate tissue shrinkage and late wound healing.

    Methods: Thirteen Korean patients were treated with TPI for atrophic skin disorders, including acne scars, striae albae, post-furuncle, or carbuncle scars, and horizontal wrinkles with lipoatrophy. Read More

    Endocr Pract 2017 Aug 14;23(8):962-970. Epub 2017 Jun 14.
    Objective: Cushing disease (CD) results from excessive exposure to glucocorticoids caused by an adrenocorticotropic hormone-secreting pituitary tumor. Inadequately treated CD is associated with significant morbidity and elevated mortality. Multicenter data on CD patients treated in routine clinical practice are needed to assess treatment outcomes in this rare disorder. Read More

    Striae gravidarum: Risk factors, prevention, and management.
    Int J Womens Dermatol 2017 Jun 6;3(2):77-85. Epub 2016 Dec 6.
    Department of Dermatology, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, Mountain View, CA.
    Background: Striae gravidarum (SG) are atrophic linear scars that represent one of the most common connective tissue changes during pregnancy. SG can cause emotional and psychological distress for many women. Research on risk factors, prevention, and management of SG has been often inconclusive. Read More

    Therapeutic targets in the management of striae distensae: A systematic review.
    J Am Acad Dermatol 2017 Sep 24;77(3):559-568.e18. Epub 2017 May 24.
    Centre for Dermatological Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom. Electronic address:
    Background: Striae distensae are permanent dermal lesions that can cause significant psychosocial distress. A detailed understanding of the numerous treatment modalities available is essential to ensuring optimal patient outcomes.

    Objective: Our objective was to evaluate and summarize the different treatment methods for striae distensae by linking their proposed modes of action with the histopathogenesis of the condition to guide patient treatment. Read More

    Striae Distensae: Preventative and Therapeutic Modalities to Improve Aesthetic Appearance.
    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.
    Background: 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

    Striae distensae: Immunohistochemical assessment of hormone receptors in multigravida and nulligravida.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Jun 4;16(2):279-286. Epub 2017 Apr 4.
    Department of Histology, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD), a type of dermal scarring, are psychologically disappointing. To date, information and scientific research behind the role of hormonal factors in the development of SD are still unclear. It is vital to understand striae to offer patients the best therapeutic options. Read More

    Unilateral striae distensae of the knee after a steroid injection for the treatment of Osgood-Schlatter disease.
    Dermatol Online J 2017 Mar 15;23(3). Epub 2017 Mar 15.
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas,.
    We report a 12-year-old girl with new diagnosisof right knee Osgood-Schlatter who developedhorizontal purple striae below the right tibial tubercletwo months after a right knee intra-articular steroidinjection. She is the second reported case of unilaterallocalized striae after an intra-articular steroid injectionand the first with triamcinalone as the corticosteroid. Read More

    Improvement of skin condition in striae distensae: development, characterization and clinical efficacy of a cosmetic product containing Punica granatum seed oil and Croton lechleri resin extract.
    Drug Des Devel Ther 2017 24;11:521-531. Epub 2017 Feb 24.
    Department of Dermatopharmacy and Cosmetics.
    Striae distensae are a frequent skin condition associated with pregnancy, weight change or lack of skin elasticity. The aim of this research was to obtain a topical product containing herbal active ingredients with documented antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity (Punica granatum seed oil and Croton lechleri resin extract) and demonstrate its positive effect on prevention and treatment of striae distensae. First, the cream base formulation was optimized through experimental design. Read More

    Fractional microplasma radiofrequency technology for non-hypertrophic post-burn scars in Asians: A prospective study of 95 patients.
    Lasers Surg Med 2017 Aug 20;49(6):563-569. Epub 2017 Feb 20.
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai, 200011, P. R. China.
    Background: Laser and other energy devices are emerging, minimally invasive treatments for scars. Among the various techniques, fractional microplasma radiofrequency technology (FMRT) has proven to be an effective treatment option for various types of scars and skin conditions such as rhytids, striae distensae, and hyperpigmentation.

    Objective: This prospective clinical trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of FMRT for treating non-hypertrophic post-burn scars in the Asian population. Read More

    An efficacy and safety of nanofractional radiofrequency for the treatment of striae alba.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2017 Mar 21;16(1):84-90. Epub 2016 Oct 21.
    Skin Center, Srinakharinwirot University, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Background: Striae distensae (SD) is a form of dermal scar. A number of treatments have been proposed, but they usually have unsatisfactory result especially in striae alba. Recently, nanofractional RF has been developed. Read More

    Preliminary study on the development of an antistretch marks water-in-oil cream: ultrasound assessment, texture analysis, and sensory analysis.
    Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2016 6;9:249-55. Epub 2016 Sep 6.
    Department of Histology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Iuliu Hațieganu", Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
    Purpose: Striae distensae represent the result of the failure of the dermis to sustain intrinsic mechanical forces. Intensive moisturization of the lesions and use of emollient oils have been recommended for the prevention and treatment of striae distensae rubra. The aim of this research was to formulate an emollient water-in-oil cosmetic cream containing argan oil, which may be helpful in the prevention or early treatment of striae distensae. Read More

    Comparison of the effectiveness of two fluences using long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of striae distensae. Histological and morphometric evaluation.
    Lasers Med Sci 2016 Dec 5;31(9):1845-1853. Epub 2016 Sep 5.
    Department of Dermatology, NILES, Cairo, Egypt.
    Striae distensae are common undesirable skin lesions of significant aesthetic concern. To compare the efficacy of two fluences (75 and 100 J/cm(2)) of long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of striae. Forty-five patients (Fitzpatrick skin types III-V) aged between 11 and 36 years with striae (23 patients with rubra type and 22 with alba type) were enrolled in the study. Read More

    Evidence-Based Scar Management: How to Improve Results with Technique and Technology.
    Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Sep;138(3 Suppl):165S-78S
    Columbus, Ohio; and Dallas, Texas From the Department of Plastic Surgery, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center; and Department of Plastic Surgery, the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center.
    Background: Scars represent the visible sequelae of trauma, injury, burn, or surgery. They may induce distress in the patient because of their aesthetically unpleasant appearance, especially if they are excessively raised, depressed, wide, or erythematous. They may also cause the patient symptoms of pain, tightness, and pruritus. Read More

    Microdermabrasion: a clinical, histometric, and histopathologic study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 29;15(4):503-513. Epub 2016 Jun 29.
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Al-Minya, Egypt.
    Background: Microdermabrasion is a nonchemical superficial resurfacing procedure that removes the stratum corneum. Because it is a somewhat subtle procedure, it may be difficult to demonstrate its cosmetic benefit.

    Objectives: To assess the efficacy of microdermabrasion in treatment of melasma, postacne scarring, striae distensae, and photoaging by a series of microdermabrasion sittings through clinical, histometric, and histopathologic analysis. Read More

    Comparison between the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma vs microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae: clinical and histopathological study.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 20;15(4):565. Epub 2016 Jun 20.
    Plastic Surgery Department, Henri Mondor Hospital, Creteil, France.
    The article entitled "Comparison between the efficacy and safety of platelet-rich plasma vs microdermabrasion in the treatment of striae distensae: clinical and histopathological study" (Zeinab Abd El-Samad Ibrahim, et al.) is very interesting but the methodology is not robust. Our mains comments concerned the count of the cells, the activation of the PRP and the method of assessment. Read More

    Dermatoses of pregnancy: Nomenclature, misnomers, and myths.
    Clin Dermatol 2016 May-Jun;34(3):314-9. Epub 2016 Feb 9.
    Department of Dermatology, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California; Department of Dermatology, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, Mountain View, California. Electronic address:
    The most recent reclassification of dermatoses of pregnancy includes polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, atopic eruption of pregnancy, and pemphigoid gestationis; intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, strictly not a dermatosis, was included in specific dermatoses of pregnancy for working purposes. Another dermatosis, pustular psoriasis of pregnancy, could be included for similar reasons. The nomenclature of these pregnancy-specific eruptions has been revised several times, generating potential confusion among practitioners. Read More

    Combination Therapy for Rejuvenation of the Outer Thigh and Buttock: A Review and Our Experience.
    Dermatol Surg 2016 May;42 Suppl 2:S124-30
    *New Orleans, Louisiana; †Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Department of Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida.
    Background: Combination therapies are becoming more popular as a multifaceted approach to treating common aesthetic conditions.

    Objective: Often, the use of multiple techniques and modalities can lead to improved outcomes; however, there is a lack of current evidence on the use of combination therapies in the literature.

    Methods And Materials: With the recent expansion of minimally and noninvasive options for treatment of the outer thigh and buttock, it is important to understand how these techniques can be used together while avoiding increased risk. Read More

    Safety and patient subjective efficacy of using galvanopuncture for the treatment of striae distensae.
    J Cosmet Dermatol 2016 Dec 19;15(4):393-398. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
    Laboratório de Pesquisa em Biofísica Celular e Inflamação, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil.
    Background: Striae distensae are linear atrophic dermal scars with associated epidermal atrophy. This recurrent skin disorder causes a significant cosmetic and psychologic concern and remains a therapeutic challenge, especially when they are mature and hypopigmented (striae alba).

    Aims: In this prospective single-center study, we evaluated the efficacy, safety, and patient's satisfaction of galvanopuncture for the treatment of striae alba. Read More

    Treatment of striae distensae with needling therapy versus microdermabrasion with sonophoresis.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2016 Oct 2;18(6):330-4. Epub 2016 Jun 2.
    a Departments of Dermatology , Venereology and Andrology, Faculty of Human Medicine , Zagazig University, Zagazig , Egypt.
    Unlabelled: Striae distensae (SD) is a challenging cosmetic problem for which various treatment modalities have been applied. Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of needling therapy versus microdermabrasion with sonophoresis in the treatment of SD.

    Materials And Methods: Forty female patients with SD (mean duration 2. Read More

    Fractional CO2 Laser Versus Intense Pulsed Light in Treating Striae Distensae.
    Indian J Dermatol 2016 Mar-Apr;61(2):174-80
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Asyut, Egypt.
    Context: Striae distensae are linear atrophic dermal scars covered with flat atrophic epidermis. They may cause disfigurement, especially in females. Many factors may cause striae distensae such as steroids, obesity, and pregnancy. Read More

    Is it possible to prevent striae gravidarum?
    J Chin Med Assoc 2016 May 4;79(5):272-5. Epub 2016 Apr 4.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Healthcare Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
    Background: Striae gravidarum (SG), commonly called stretch marks, is an important cosmetic problem which is not treatable, although preventive measures might be effective. The aim of this study was to determine individual risk factors causing SG and the degree to which preventive measures could be effective.

    Methods: This prospective observational study included 211 singleton primiparous pregnant women who were hospitalized for birth and who did not have systemic diseases or other risk factors, like drug use or polyhydramnios. Read More

    Fractionated bipolar radiofrequency and bipolar radiofrequency potentiated by infrared light for treating striae: A prospective randomized, comparative trial with objective evaluation.
    Lasers Surg Med 2016 Mar 12;48(3):245-53. Epub 2016 Jan 12.
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Nice, Nice, France.
    Background And Objective: Very few treatments for striae are based on prospective randomized trials. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of bipolar fractional radiofrequency and bipolar radiofrequency potentiated with infrared light, alone or combined, for treating abdominal stretch marks.

    Study Design/materials And Methods: Bicentric prospective interventional randomized controlled trial in the department of Dermatology of University Hospital of Nice and Aesthetics Laser Center of Bordeaux, France. Read More

    Younger pregnant women have a higher risk of striae gravidarum, the study said.
    J Chin Med Assoc 2016 May 28;79(5):235-6. Epub 2016 Feb 28.
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC. Electronic address:

    Laser and Light Treatments for Striae Distensae: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature.
    Am J Clin Dermatol 2016 Jun;17(3):239-56
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Ave., Suite 2175, Miami, FL, 33136, USA.
    Striae distensae (SD) are common dermatologic lesions that often arise as a result of rapid weight change, certain endocrine conditions, or prolonged exposure to steroids. SD initially present as raised edematous plaques (striae rubra), after which they become white and atrophic (striae alba) owing to local breakdown and reorganization of collagen and elastin. There currently exists no reliable treatment option, though numerous topical applications have been attempted. Read More

    Treatment of striae distensae with needling therapy versus CO2 fractional laser.
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 2016 28;18(2):75-9. Epub 2016 Jan 28.
    b Department of Histology , Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University , Zagazig , Egypt.
    Background And Objectives: Striae are atrophic dermal scars with overlying epidermal atrophy causing cosmetic concern. This study assesses and compares the efficacy and safety of needling therapy versus CO2 fractional laser in treatment of striae.

    Methods: Twenty Egyptian female patients with striae in the abdomen and lower limbs were involved in the study. Read More

    Evaluation of a 1540-nm and a 1410-nm Nonablative Fractionated Laser for the Treatment of Striae.
    Dermatol Surg 2016 Feb;42(2):225-31
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Background: Aesthetically, striae distensae (SD) are a source of great concern. No treatment modality is currently considered the gold standard. However, studies of nonablative fractionated lasers (NAFLs) have been promising. Read More

    Relationship between Vitamin D Status and Striae Distensae: A Case-Referent Study.
    Dermatol Res Pract 2015 9;2015:640482. Epub 2015 Nov 9.
    Graduate Program in Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, PUCRS (FAMED), Avenida Ipiranga 6681, 90619-900 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
    Vitamin D (VD) plays a role in the skin regulation. Striae Distensae (SD) are manifestations of epidermal atrophy that occurs after tissue tearing due to overstretching or rapid growth. The objective of this study was to investigate the relation between serum VD and occurrence of SD in women who had undergone mammaplasty with silicone implants. Read More

    The Use of a Fractional Ablative Micro-Plasma Radiofrequency Device in Treatment of Striae.
    J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Nov;14(11):1205-8
    Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of a fractional ablative micro-plasma radiofrequency (RF) device in the reduction of the appearance of abdominal striae.

    Methods: Five female patients (age range, 30-60) with abdomen striae alba (n=4) and striae rubra (n=1) were enrolled in the study. Skin type distribution among the 5 patients was two type II, one type III, and two type IVs. Read More

    Topical management of striae distensae (stretch marks): prevention and therapy of striae rubrae and albae.
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2016 Feb 20;30(2):211-22. Epub 2015 Oct 20.
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research, Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
    Striae distensae (SD) are common dermal lesions, with significant physical and psychological impact. Many therapeutic modalities are available but none can completely eradicate SD. The most common therapy is the application of topicals used both therapeutically and prophylactically. Read More

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