Acral persistent papular mucinosis: a case report and literature review.

@article{Luo2011AcralPP,
  title={Acral persistent papular mucinosis: a case report and literature review.},
  author={Di-Qing Luo and Liang-Cai Wu and Jun-hua Liu and Hai-yan Zhang},
  journal={Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft = Journal of the German Society of Dermatology : JDDG},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={
          354-9
        }
}
Acral persistent papular mucinosis is a rare subtype of localized lichen myxedematosus. It shows symmetric, asymptomatic, chronic, ivory to flesh-colored, 2-5 mm sized papules arranged on the dorsa of the hands and extensor aspects of the distal forearms. Thirty-two cases including two from China, appear to fit the proposed diagnostic criteria. We report a 31-year-old Chinese woman who presented with papules on the extensor aspects of her hands and distal forearms. Histopathology revealed a… CONTINUE READING

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