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[Cutaneous myxoma (focal dermal mucinosis)].

Abteilung für Dermatologie, Bundeswehrkrankenhauses Hamburg.
Der Hautarzt (Impact Factor: 0.5). 10/1988; 39(9):606-10.
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ABSTRACT Two cases of cutaneous myxoma are presented. In case 1 the cutaneous myxoma was localized on the left thumb and clinically resembled a pyogenic granuloma. In case 2 it was found at the left nipple. The benign cutaneous tumor may herald a cardiac myxoma and other conditions. Thus, a cutaneous myxoma should be accepted as an indication for thorough investigation of the whole body at regular intervals. As there are neither clinically nor histologically adequate criteria for differentiation, cutaneous myxoma and focal dermal mucinosis can be considered as variants of a single entity.

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