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Striae distensae is a common finding in adolescents of both genders, particularly females primarily during pregnancy.

Striae are seen in 90% of pregnant women, as a result of hormonal factors like adrenocortical hormones, estrogen, and relaxin along with increased lateral stress on connective tissue. [1]

- It is also due to prolonged heavy weight lifting.
- Mostly observed on the thighs and knees.

Striae may also occur in HIV-positive people receiving protease inhibitors, such as indinavir. Ulceration of striae has been reported in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Symptoms :

- Indented streaks or lines in the skin.
- Pink, red, black, blue or purple streaks.
- Bright streaks that fade into a lighter color.
- Streaks on the abdomen, hips, breasts, buttocks or thighs.
- Streaks covering large areas of the body.

People may experience :

Striae shows progression of clinical appearances, commencing as flat, pink lesions which bro them, some stretch marks may fade without requiring any therapy.

Light and Laser Therapy:
Your doctor might use any laser therapy to stimulate the growth of elastin or collagen in your skin if need be.

Specialists:
Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health concerns under a team of qualified doctors.

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