striae distensae


Summary: 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.

Top Publications

  1. Farber S, Samimi S, Rosenbach M. Ulcerations within striae distensae associated with bevacizumab therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015;72:e33-5 pubmed publisher
  2. Fourcade S, Gaudy Marqueste C, Tasei A, Richard M, Grob J. Localized skin necrosis of steroid-induced striae distensae: an unusual complication of bevacizumab and irinotecan therapy. Arch Dermatol. 2011;147:1227-8 pubmed publisher
  3. Dosal J, Handler M, Ricotti C, Vega J, Tosti A, Kerdel F. Ulceration of abdominal striae distensae (stretch marks) in a cancer patient. Arch Dermatol. 2012;148:385-90 pubmed publisher
  4. Costello R, Patel R, Humphreys J, McBeth J, Dixon W. Patient perceptions of glucocorticoid side effects: a cross-sectional survey of users in an online health community. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014603 pubmed publisher
    ..This should be taken into consideration when discussing treatment options and planning future GC safety studies. ..
  5. Hague A, Bayat A. Therapeutic targets in the management of striae distensae: A systematic review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017;77:559-568.e18 pubmed publisher
    b>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...