1979
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.115.11.1340
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Reticular erythematous mucinosis syndrome. Report of two cases

Abstract: Two female patients had eruptions with the morphologic and histologic features of reticular erythematous mucinosis syndrome. However, both cases had features that differed from previous descriptions. In one case the eruption developed three to four weeks after a single erythemogenic sun exposure and faded after two to three weeks. The rash could be reproduced by exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) or UVC radiation. In the other patient, the eruption involved the arms and face and spared the trunk, which is a more … Show more

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“…20 Less commonly, they can be found on the face, arms, abdomen and groins. 3,20,21 Patients frequently notice an exacerbation in the sun and may note slight pruritus. Occasionally, patients have more infiltrated papules and plaques.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…20 Less commonly, they can be found on the face, arms, abdomen and groins. 3,20,21 Patients frequently notice an exacerbation in the sun and may note slight pruritus. Occasionally, patients have more infiltrated papules and plaques.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Sun exposure has also been reported to induce new skin lesions and to worsen the condition in several patients. [1][2][3][4][5][6]10,13,16 Interestingly, an abnormal response was not observed in most patients when they were phototested with UV-A and UV-B irradiation.…”
Section: Solutionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Amongst the causal agents implicated figures photosensitivity. This is based on the worsening of the cutaneous lesions after sun exposure and the induction of REM rash after testing with UVB, UVC and a solar stimulator [6]. However, there is contro versy about this issue [7].…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%