HAROLD O. PERRY, M.D.; HAMILTON MONTGOMERY, M.D.; J. M. STICKNEY, M.D.
Whether referred to as lichen myxedematosus, papular mucinosis, or lichen fibromucinoidosis, the clinical circumstance of mucin deposited in the skin in the form of papules, nodules or plaques is now generally accepted as the cutaneous expression of the same pathophysiologic process. This group of terms, however, is distinct from the earlier choices, "generalized localized myxedema" and "scleromyxedema."
The earlier reports of Dalton and Seidell1 and of Montgomery and Underwood2 have clarified the essential features of the disease, so that numerous reports of it can now be found in the literature. In addition to those included in the paper by Zakon
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PERRY HO, MONTGOMERY H, STICKNEY JM. FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON LICHEN MYXEDEMATOSUS(FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON LICHEN MYXEDEMATOSUS*). Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:955–969. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-5-955
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(5):955-969.
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