mucinosis


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mucinosis

[‚myü·sə′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Accumulations of materials containing mucin or mucinous substances in the skin; sometimes accompanied by papule and nodule formation.
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Rongioletti F, Rebora A: Updated classification of papular mucinosis, lichen myxedematosus, and scleromyxedema.
Less frequent reactions at injection sites include vascular thrombosis, mucinosis, dermal and SC sclerosis, necrosis, ulceration and rarely, lupus erythematosus-like lesions, sarcoidal granulomas, erythema nodosum, an acute septal panniculitis with neutrophils, lobular lymphocytic panniculitis and lipoatrophy.
Alopecia mucinosa; inflammatory plaques with alopecia characterized by root-sheath mucinosis.