Causes of Scleromyxedema
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Scleromyxedema is a scleroderma-like condition. However, it causes thickening and hardening that makes the skin look too ample, rather than too tight, as in scleroderma. It is also referred to as Scleromyxedema of Groton, lichen myxedematosus, and papular mucinosis. (2)
Scleromyxedema. Scleromyxedema is a generalized rare papular mucinosis (also known as lichen myxedematosus) associated to a monoclonal gammopathy and systemic symptoms. Indian Journal of Dermatology.
(Case Report) Scleromyxedema with Subcutaneous Nodules: Successful Treatment with Thalidomide and Intravenous Immunoglobulin. Karger, Case Reports in Dermatology.
Phyllis K. Phillips: Scleromyxedema I have been living with scleromyxedema for ten years, and as you may know, there is very little information about it…
(2) Scleromyxedema information from the book Systemic Sclerosis, First Edition by Dr. Phil Clements and Dr. Daniel Furst, pages 100-102.
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