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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3) Histopathologically, in addition to folliculotropism, features such as epidermotropism, syringotropism, follicular mucinosis, and granulomatous inflammation can be seen as per the spectrum of atypical cutaneous lesions.
10,11) A few cases of ALHE/EH were found to have concurrent follicular mucinosis.
5%), discoid lupus erythematosus (25%), pseudopelade of Brocq (20%), systemic lupus erythematosus (5%) followed by scleroderma, dermatomyositis, keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans, aplasia cutis, kerion, follicular mucinosis, pemphigus, dissecting cellulitis of scalp/ pyogenic folliculitis and acne keloidalis nuchae in 2.