lichen myxedematosus

[mĭk′sĭ-dē′mə-tōsəs]

n.

A skin condition characterized by the widespread eruption of papules or plaques of mucinous edema caused by the deposition of acid mucopolysaccharides in the skin.papular mucinosis

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