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Disease Mucinosis, Follicular

Name Mucinosis, Follicular
Synonyms Alopecia Mucinosa | Follicular Mucinoses | Follicular Mucinosis | Mucinoses, Follicular
Definition A disease of the pilosebaceous unit, presenting clinically as grouped follicular papules or plaques with associated hair loss. It is caused by mucinous infiltration of tissues, and usually involving the scalp, face, and neck. It may be primary (idiopathic) or secondary to mycosis fungoides or reticulosis.
Categories Connective tissue disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D000507
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1. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mucinoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mucinosis, Follicular
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hair Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hypotrichosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Alopecia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mucinosis, Follicular
3. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sebaceous Gland Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mucinosis, Follicular

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