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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 46, n° 2
pages 304-306 (février 2002)
Doi : 10.1067/mjd.2002.108487
Papular and nodular mucinosis as a presenting sign of progressive systemic sclerosis

JoEllen Van Zander, MD a, James C. Shaw, MD b
a University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois 
b Section of Dermatology, University of Chicago Hospitals. Chicago, Illinois 


Papular and nodular mucinosis is a distinct form of cutaneous mucinosis associated with systemic lupus erythematosis. We report a case in which papular and nodular mucinosis predated early findings of progressive systemic sclerosis. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2002;46:304-6.)

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