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E-IJD-CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 323

Scleromyxedema: An atypical case


1 Department of Dermatology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India
2 Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India

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Anisha George
Department of Dermatology, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana 141 008
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.156456

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Scleromyxedema is a rare, chronic and persistent idiopathic disorder characterized by a generalized papular eruption due to dermal mucin deposition with an increase in dermal collagen. Patients usually have associated paraproteinemia. We describe the case of a 59-year-old gentleman with features of scleromyxedema, who had severe pruritus, scalp involvement, unrestricted mobility and associated peripheral eosinophilia, but no monoclonal gammopathy.


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