Follicular mucinosis: a critical reappraisal of clinicopathologic features and association with mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome.

@article{Cerroni2002FollicularMA,
  title={Follicular mucinosis: a critical reappraisal of clinicopathologic features and association with mycosis fungoides and S{\'e}zary syndrome.},
  author={Lorenzo Cerroni and Regina Fink-Puches and Barbara B{\"a}ck and Helmut Kerl},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={138 2},
  pages={182-9}
}
CONTEXT Beginning in 1957, patients have been described with localized alopecia characterized histopathologically by mucin deposition within hair follicles (follicular mucinosis [FM]). At least 2 distinct diagnostic entities have been proposed: one occurring in children and young adults without association with other diseases ("idiopathic" FM), the other occurring in elderly patients and associated with mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome ("lymphoma-associated" FM). OBJECTIVE To determine… CONTINUE READING
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