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Scleromyxedema


Other Names for this Disease

  • Arndt-Gottron disease
  • Generalized lichenoid papular eruption
  • Generalized papular and sclerodermoid
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What causes scleromyxedema?

The underlying cause of scleromyxedema remains unknown.[1][2] In a few cases, it has been reported in association with cancers of the bone marrow such as myeloma, lymphoma and leukemia.[3]
Last updated: 4/18/2014

References
  1. Koronowska SK, Osmola-Mankowska A, Jakubowicz O, Zaba R. Scleromyxedema: a rare disorder and its treatment difficulties. Postepy Dermatol Alergol. April, 2013; 30(2):122-126. Accessed 4/18/2014.
  2. Franco Rongioletti. Scleromyxedema. UpToDate. Waltham, MA: UpToDate; April, 2014; Accessed 4/18/2014.
  3. Eugene Tan. Lichen myxoedematosus. DermNet NZ. 2008; http://dermnetnz.org/immune/scleromyxoedema.html. Accessed 4/18/2014.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Arndt-Gottron disease
  • Generalized lichenoid papular eruption
  • Generalized papular and sclerodermoid
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.