"Striae Distensae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Linear dermal scars accompanied by epidermal atrophy that affects skin that is subjected to continuous stretching. They usually do not cause any significant medical problems, only cosmetic problems.
- Striae Distensae
- Distensae, Striae
- Stretch Marks
- Mark, Stretch
- Marks, Stretch
- Stretch Mark
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