Dystrophy skin

Degeneration of skin - process caused by degenerative changes, close to the atrophy of the skin (see). The skin loses normal turgor, becomes dull and dry. Degeneration of skin can be congenital (this is often combined with dystrophic changes in hair and nails) and acquired, in particular as a result of endocrine disorders, exogenous factors (solar radiation and others), etc.