HENRY R. JAKUBOVIC, M.D.; SAMITH S. S. SALAMA, M.B., Ch.B.; DONALD ROSENTHAL, M.D.
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JAKUBOVIC H., SALAMA S., ROSENTHAL D.; Multiple Cutaneous Focal Mucinoses with Hypothyroidism. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:56-58. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-1-56
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(1):56-58.
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.
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