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Localized lichen myxedematosus with monoclonal gammopathy or systemic symptoms

Disease definition

Localized lichen myxedematosus with monoclonal gammopathy or systemic symptoms is a form of atypical lichen myxedematosus (see this term), characterized by the appearance of several 2-4 mm erythematous waxy papules confined to a few sites that may be associated with either an immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy in patients with acral persistent papular mucinosis; discrete papular lichen myxedematosus (see these terms); a scleromyxedema-like involvement, with dysphagia, hoarseness, pulmonary involvement, and carpal tunnel syndrome; myositis without skin sclerosis; or paraproteinemia.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: L98.5
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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