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


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Minor changes: 29 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Mucinoses [title] skin

Mowafak Hamodat, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc.
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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

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Scleromyxedema (breast)

Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Scleromyxedema (breast)


Contributed by Angel Fernandez-Flores, M.D., Ph.D.

Focal mucinosis

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