Skin inflammatory (nontumor)
Dermal collagen and elastic tissue alterations, and cutaneous deposits
Mucinoses of skin

Author: Mowafak Hamodat, M.D., MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 October 2018, last major update August 2011

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PubMed Search: Mucinoses [title] skin

Cite this page: Hamodat, M. Mucinoses of skin. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skinnontumormucinoses.html. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Includes pretibial myxedema of hyperthyroidism, generalized myxedema of hypothyroidism, papillary mucinosis (lichen myxedematosus), myxoid cyst, cutaneous focal mucinosis, follicular mucinosis and Carney's syndrome related myxoid nodules
Clinical images

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Scleromyxedema (breast), courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Scleromyxedema (breast), courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Courtesy of Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Focal mucinosis - courtesy of Angel Fernandez-Flores, M.D., Ph.D.