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mucin deposition in the follicular epithelium

Friday 17 April 2020

Etiology

- follicular mucinosis

  • Follicular mucinosis is an uncommon inflammatory disorder that characteristically presents as follicular papules and/or indurated plaques.
  • Histologically, the disorder is characterized by mucin deposition in the follicular epithelium.
  • The condition is frequently divided into primary and secondary forms, with the latter form frequently associated with mycosis fungoides.