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Alopecia mucinosa

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Alopecia mucinosa

Alopecia mucinosa
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ICD-10 L65.2 (ILDS L65.200)
DiseasesDB 31366

Alopecia mucinosa (also known as "Follicular mucinosis," "Mucinosis follicularis,",[1] "Pinkus’ follicular mucinosis,"[1] and "Pinkus’ follicular mucinosis–benign primary form"[1]) is a skin disorder that generally presents, but not exclusively, as erythematous plaques or flat patches without hair primarily on the scalp and face.[2]:649[3]:188 This can also present on the body as a follicular mucinosis and may represent a systemic disease.[1][4]

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