A Case of Acral Persistent Papular Mucinosis

Hwa Jung Ryu, Sang Wook Son, Aeree Kim, Il Hwan Kim
2003 Annals of Dermatology  
Acral persistent papular mucinosis has been thought to be a distinct form of cutaneous mucinosis not associated with systemic diseases. It was recently classified as one of five subtypes of localized lichen mixedematosus. A 64-year-old man presented with a 15-year history of fleshcolored to translucent papules and a few round hypopigmented patches on his wrists, back of the hands, and distal forearms. Biopsy from the papular lesions revealed focal mucin accumulation in the upper reticular
more » ... per reticular dermis. The clinical and histopathological features were consistent with acral persistent papular mucinosis. (Ann Dermatol 15(1) 8~11, 2003) .
doi:10.5021/ad.2003.15.1.8 fatcat:3flamtorxjgnvmrvy5mzyxgmla