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alopecia mucinosa

Friday 4 November 2022

follicular mucinosis

PO

Differential diagnosis

- Co-existing mycosis fungoides:

  • has atypical or cerebriform lymphocytes,
  • band-like infiltrate in upper dermis,
  • no / minimal eosinophils;
  • obtain multiple biopsies as needed

Note: TCR gene rearrangement present in 50% of patients whether associated with tumor or not