Franco Rongioletti, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Franco Rongioletti

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Scleromyxedema (generalized and sclerodermoid lichen myxedematosus, papular mucinosis, Arndt-Gottron scleromyxedema)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination The diagnosis of scleromyxedema is based upon the following clinico-pathologic criteria: 1) Generalized papular and sclerodermoid eruption; 2) Microscopic triad including mucin deposition, fibrosis and fibroblast proliferation; 3) Monoclonal gammopathy; absence of a thyroid disorder. Scleromyxedema affects both genders and any ethnic background, with…

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