Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (cont.)

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What is the treatment for patients with pseudoxanthoma elasticum?

There is no cure for PXE. Treatment of patients with PXE involves monitoring organ function and consequences of the effects of the weakened elastin fibers in the body as well as measures to prevent injury and promote overall health.

For further information about Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum, please visit the following site: PXE International: Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum.

Medically reviewed by Margaret Walsh, MD; American Board of Pediatrics
REFERENCE:
"Metabolic and inherited diseases affecting the skin" uptodate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/19/2013