Reticular erythematous mucinosis

Reticular erythematous mucinosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L98.5 (ILDS L98.540)

Reticular erythematous mucinosis (REM) — also known as Midline mucinosis,[1] Plaque-like cutaneous mucinosis,[2] and REM syndrome[2] — is a skin condition caused by fibroblasts producing abnormally large amounts of mucopolysaccharides. It is a disease that tends to affect women in the third and fourth decades of life.[2]:187

See also

References

  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ a b c James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
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