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Disease Scleromyxedema

Name Scleromyxedema
Synonyms Lichen Myxedematosus | Mucinosis, Papular | Myxedematosus, Lichen | Papular Mucinosis
Definition A connective tissue disorder characterized by widespread thickening of SKIN with a cobblestone-like appearance. It is caused by proliferation of FIBROBLASTS and deposition of MUCIN in the DERMIS in the absence of thyroid disease. Most scleromyxedema cases are associated with a MONOCLONAL GAMMOPATHY, immunoglobulin IgG-lambda.
Categories Connective tissue disease
MeSH® ID D053718

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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 Scleromyxedema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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