Prematurity: is it a risk factor for striae distensae?

Kelekci K. H., Kelekci S., Destegul E., Aksoy A., SÜT N., Yilmaz B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.50, no.10, pp.1240-1245, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background Although the causes of striae distensae (SD) remain to be elucidated, the condition is known to relate to changes in the structures that provide the skin with its tensile strength and elasticity.