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Image Number 425 (Papular mucinosis)

Papules,skin coloured

Diagnosis: Papular mucinosis

Site: Neck nape

Sex: F

Age: 65

Type: Clinical

Description: Persistent skin coloured papules on the neck

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis


This lady has had these papular lesions on the nape of her neck for 5 years.She has no paraproteinaemia.Histopathology showed localised mucin deposition.She had no lesions elsewhere.This is presumably a localised form of lichen myxedematosus.

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