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Acral persistent papular mucinosis

Disease definition

Acral persistent papular mucinosis is a rare chronic form of localized lichen myxedematosus (see this term) characterized by the development of multiple symmetrical skin-colored mucinous papules exclusively on the extensor surface of the hands and distal forearms.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: L98.5
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0406660
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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