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Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jan-Feb;27(1):89-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2009.01052.x.

Acquired cutis laxa type II (Marshall syndrome) in an 18-month-old child: a case report.

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  • 1Dermatology Unit, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


Cutis laxa is a rare disorder resulting from degradation and clumping of elastic fibers in dermis. Type II acquired cutis laxa, shows only cutaneous changes without any systemic involvement. We describe an infant with acquired cutis laxa type II following a generalized inflammatory dermatitis.

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