John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


What is photoaged skin? Volume 11, numéro 2, March - April 2001

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA.
  • Page(s) : 165-7
  • Année de parution : 2001

Photoaging is the term used to describe the clinical and histological findings in chronically sun-exposed skin. Kligman first described the hallmark histological signs of chronically sun damaged skin viz, accumulation of disorganized, coarse bundles of fibers which stained for elastic tissue and termed this elastosis. In the 30 years since that landmark observation, a wide variety of clinical and histological changes have come to be associated [...]