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Hyperlinearity in atopic dermatitis

Hyperlinearity in atopic dermatitis

Overview

People with atopic dermatitis frequently have thickening of the skin on the palms and soles with an increase in the number of lines in the skin (hyperlinearity). This characteristic is closely associated with genetic predisposition (atopy ).

Update Date 11/20/2012