MUCINOSIS FOLICULAR PDF

Follicular mucinosis is an uncommon inflammatory disorder that characteristically presents as follicular papules and/or indurated plaques. The face, neck, and. Pages Mucinosis folicular: nuevas entidades clínico-patológicas. Estudio clínico, histológico, inmunohistoquímico e inmunogenotípico de 23 pacientes*. Follicular Mucinosis in Childhood: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Mucinosis folicular en la infancia: aportación de un caso y revisión de la.

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Follicular mucinosis: an important differential diagnosis of leprosy in an endemic area

Follicular mucinosis FM is a rare dermatosis whose etiology is not fully understood, characterized by the accumulation of mucin in the follicular epithelium and sebaceous glands. Mucinosis folicular en la infancia: Follicular mucinosis is a disorder histopathologically defined by the accumulation of mucin in hair follicles and sebaceous glands, which undergo epithelial reticular degeneration.

Follicular mucinosis associated with mycosis fungoides. Primary follicular mucinosis is a rare dermatosis characterized by the accumulation of mucin in the follicular epithelium and sebaceous glands. There was regression of the lesion with the use of medium potency topical corticosteroids for 20 days. Funciones sensoriales de la piel June – July Pages Histological findings confirmed the diagnosis of follicular mucinosis. They vary from minor cosmetic nuisances to potentially severe conditions involving internal organs.

Mortality is related to the coexistence of mycosis fungoides in secondary alopecia mucinosa. Need a Curbside Consult? The condition is frequently divided into primary and secondary forms, with the latter form frequently associated with mycosis fungoides.

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In this case report, we describe a child with follicular mucinosis of the back and trunk and discuss the clinical variants, histopathological pattern, and treatment options. In the case presented, the histological examination was essential for the diagnosis, since the inflammatory infiltrate composed of macrophages, perifollicular and perivascular lymphocytes, with no atypias or epidermotropism, rejected the diagnosis of childhood tuberculoid leprosy, confirming the diagnosis of Folicilar.

Female patient, seven years old, evolving for three months with asymptomatic cutaneous lesion located in the chin region.

Rio Branco, 39 Folicular mucinosis associated with scarring alopecia, oligoclonal T-cell receptor VB expansion, and staphylococcus aureus: Courtesy of Dirk M. Follicular keratosis mucibosis areas of alopecia may also be observed. Despite this assumption, follow-up is essential.

Follicular mucinosis

Mayo Clin Proc ; These are the options to access the full texts of the publication Piel. Its pathogenesis, however, remains unknown, even though the role of circulating immune complexes and cell immunity have already been considered. Received in May, 25 th of Joshi R, Gopalani V.

Please review our privacy policy. Differentiation in purely histological bases between primary FMu and the FMu associated with lymphoma may be impossible. Follicular mucinosis is a disorder histopathologically defined by the accumulation of mucin in hair folicupar and sebaceous glands, which undergo epithelial reticular degeneration.

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We have followed the patient over twelve mucinisis without relapse. Secondary disease with either a benign or a malignant association usually affects people in the fifth through eighth decades of life.

Follicular mucinosis in a 4-year-old boy. The patient was a year-old female with an asymptomatic plaque of erythema and scaling with alopecia on her right eyebrow.

Share cases and questions with Physicians on Medscape consult. Other less common presentations have been already described, with acneiform, eczematous, cystic or nodular lesions.

Follicular mucinosis

Feb 14, Author: It was described for the first time by Pinkus et al. In the presence of a plaque of alopecia with prominent follicles and minimal inflammatory alterations, the diagnosis of FMu must be considered.

A wait and see approach is usually recommended and most cases resolve within 2 to 24 months. Alopecia mucinosa responding to antileprosy treatment: In the case presented, the histological examination was essential for the diagnosis, since the inflammatory infiltrate composed of macrophages, perifollicular and perivascular lymphocytes, with no atypias or epidermotropism, rejected the diagnosis of childhood tuberculoid leprosy, confirming the diagnosis of FM.