HENRY R. JAKUBOVIC, M.D.; SAMITH S. S. SALAMA, M.B., Ch.B.; DONALD ROSENTHAL, M.D.
A 54-year-old woman with myxedema had hundreds of discrete cutaneous mucinous papules, which responded dramatically to appropriate replacement therapy with L-thyroxine. Each lesion both clinically and histologically resembled a cutaneous focal mucinosis (cutaneous myxoma). Multiple cutaneous focal mucinoses are a previously undescribed manifestation of hypothyroidism that can be differentiated from other syndromes that have cutaneous mucinous deposits.
JAKUBOVIC HR, SALAMA SSS, ROSENTHAL D. Multiple Cutaneous Focal Mucinoses with Hypothyroidism. Ann Intern Med. ;96:56–58. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-1-56
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(1):56-58.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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