Doughy skin; Poor skin turgor; Good skin turgor; Decreased skin turgor
Definition of Skin turgor
Skin turgor is the skin’s ability to change shape and return to normal (elasticity).
Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/13/2010