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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These disorders can be defined as primary mucinosis, with mucin deposition as the principal histologic presentation resulting in clinically prominent lesions, or secondary mucinosis, with mucin deposition as an extra histologic detection within the context of an uncommitted skin disease or lesions with deposits of mucin in the stroma (2).
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