John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Papular mucinosis associated with scleroderma Volume 8, numéro 7, October - November 1998

Department of Dermatology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Tsukasamachi 40, Gifu 500-8705, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 497-500
  • Année de parution : 1998

Papular mucinosis (scleromyxedema/lichen myxedematosus) is a rare disease characterized by a symmetric distribution of erythematous to yellowish papules and/or papules, most commonly involving the face, neck and arms [1] accompanied by diffuse skin thickening in some cases. In the diffuse sclerotic variant, some authors exclusively reserve the term "scleromyxedema" in light of its clinical resemblance to systemic scleroderma [2]. [...]