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Papulonodular mucinosis associated with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
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PMID:  12771474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mucin deposition is a common histopathologic finding in lupus erythematosus (LE) but is rarely present in sufficient quantity to produce clinically apparent skin lesions. Until now, fewer than 40 cases of papulonodular mucinosis associated with LE have been reported in the literature, and it was associated with either systemic LE or discoid LE. For the first time, to our knowledge, we describe 2 patients with subacute cutaneous LE who presented with papulonodular mucinosis as a major clinical manifestation of their disease.
Monika Sonntag; Percy Lehmann; Mosaad Megahed; Thomas Ruzicka; Annegret Kuhn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)     Volume:  206     ISSN:  1018-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatology (Basel)     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-28     Completed Date:  2003-10-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203244     Medline TA:  Dermatology     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  326-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 S. Karger AG, Basel
Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous / complications*,  pathology
Mucinoses / etiology*,  pathology
Skin / pathology

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