Lichen myxedematosus (papular mucinosis): new concepts and perspectives for an old disease.

@article{Rongioletti2006LichenM,
  title={Lichen myxedematosus (papular mucinosis): new concepts and perspectives for an old disease.},
  author={Franco Rongioletti},
  journal={Seminars in cutaneous medicine and surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={100-4}
}
Lichen myxedematosus (LM) is an idiopathic cutaneous mucinosis; its classification dates back to 1953, when Montgomery and Underwood distinguished 4 types of LM. In the literature, the terms LM, papular mucinosis, and scleromyxedema often have been used indiscriminately as synonyms, but most reported cases of LM or papular mucinosis without indication of the subtype appear in fact to be cases of scleromyxedema. Actually, LM includes 2 clinicopathologic subsets: a generalized papular and… CONTINUE READING

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