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Alopecia mucinosa

MedGen UID:
1419
Concept ID:
C0002173
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Alopecia Mucinosa; Follicular Mucinoses; Follicular Mucinosis; Mucinoses, Follicular; Mucinosis, Follicular
SNOMED CT: Alopecia mucinosa (27382006); Follicular mucinosis (27382006)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006551

Definition

A rare dermatologic disorder characterized by the accumulation of mucinous material in the hair follicles. In some cases it is associated with lymphoproliferative disorders, most often mycosis fungoides and Hodgkin lymphoma. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVAlopecia mucinosa

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Otberg N, Wu WY, McElwee KJ, Shapiro J
Skinmed 2008 Jan-Feb;7(1):19-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-9740.2007.07163.x. PMID: 18174797
Lee JY, Tsai YM, Sheu HM
J Cutan Pathol 2003 May;30(5):307-13. doi: 10.1034/j.1600-0560.2003.00076.x. PMID: 12753170

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Cerroni L
Semin Diagn Pathol 2017 Jan;34(1):3-14. Epub 2016 Nov 28 doi: 10.1053/j.semdp.2016.11.001. PMID: 27979336
Bernárdez C, Molina-Ruiz AM, Requena L
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2015 May;106(4):260-70. Epub 2014 Oct 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ad.2014.06.016. PMID: 25439143
Qi S, Zhao Y, Zhang X, Li S, Cao H, Zhang X
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2014 Jul-Aug;80(4):306-12. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.136833. PMID: 25035354
Zvulunov A, Shkalim V, Ben-Amitai D, Feinmesser M
J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 Dec;67(6):1174-81. Epub 2012 May 10 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.04.015. PMID: 22579407
Plotnick H, Abbrecht M
Arch Dermatol 1965 Aug;92(2):137-41. PMID: 11850912

Diagnosis

Cerroni L
Semin Diagn Pathol 2017 Jan;34(1):3-14. Epub 2016 Nov 28 doi: 10.1053/j.semdp.2016.11.001. PMID: 27979336
Bolduc C, Sperling LC, Shapiro J
J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Dec;75(6):1101-1117. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.01.056. PMID: 27846945
Bernárdez C, Molina-Ruiz AM, Requena L
Actas Dermosifiliogr 2015 May;106(4):260-70. Epub 2014 Oct 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ad.2014.06.016. PMID: 25439143
Zvulunov A, Shkalim V, Ben-Amitai D, Feinmesser M
J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 Dec;67(6):1174-81. Epub 2012 May 10 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.04.015. PMID: 22579407
Otberg N, Wu WY, McElwee KJ, Shapiro J
Skinmed 2008 Jan-Feb;7(1):19-26. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-9740.2007.07163.x. PMID: 18174797

Therapy

Giuffrida R, Borgia F, Marafioti I, Riso G, Cannavò SP
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2019 Sep;27:487-489. Epub 2019 Jul 9 doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2019.07.003. PMID: 31299390
Missall TA, Hurley MY, Burkemper NM
J Cutan Pathol 2013 Oct;40(10):887-90. Epub 2013 Aug 21 doi: 10.1111/cup.12201. PMID: 23962142
Apisarnthanarax N, Ha CS, Duvic M
Am J Clin Dermatol 2003;4(6):429-33. doi: 10.2165/00128071-200304060-00006. PMID: 12762834
Anderson BE, Mackley CL, Helm KF
J Cutan Med Surg 2003 Mar-Apr;7(2):124-8. Epub 2002 Nov 27 doi: 10.1007/s10227-002-0103-8. PMID: 12447614
Klemke CD, Dippel E, Assaf C, Hummel M, Stein H, Goerdt S, Orfanos CE
Br J Dermatol 1999 Jul;141(1):137-40. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.1999.02935.x. PMID: 10417530

Prognosis

Cerroni L
Semin Diagn Pathol 2017 Jan;34(1):3-14. Epub 2016 Nov 28 doi: 10.1053/j.semdp.2016.11.001. PMID: 27979336
Qi S, Zhao Y, Zhang X, Li S, Cao H, Zhang X
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2014 Jul-Aug;80(4):306-12. doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.136833. PMID: 25035354
Anderson BE, Mackley CL, Helm KF
J Cutan Med Surg 2003 Mar-Apr;7(2):124-8. Epub 2002 Nov 27 doi: 10.1007/s10227-002-0103-8. PMID: 12447614
Klemke CD, Dippel E, Assaf C, Hummel M, Stein H, Goerdt S, Orfanos CE
Br J Dermatol 1999 Jul;141(1):137-40. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2133.1999.02935.x. PMID: 10417530
Plotnick H, Abbrecht M
Arch Dermatol 1965 Aug;92(2):137-41. PMID: 11850912

Clinical prediction guides

Missall TA, Hurley MY, Burkemper NM
J Cutan Pathol 2013 Oct;40(10):887-90. Epub 2013 Aug 21 doi: 10.1111/cup.12201. PMID: 23962142
Zvulunov A, Shkalim V, Ben-Amitai D, Feinmesser M
J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 Dec;67(6):1174-81. Epub 2012 May 10 doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.04.015. PMID: 22579407
Lee MW, Lee DP, Choi JH, Moon KC, Koh JK
Acta Derm Venereol 2004;84(4):305-7. doi: 10.1080/00015550410026966. PMID: 15339077
Böer A, Guo Y, Ackerman AB
Am J Dermatopathol 2004 Feb;26(1):33-52. doi: 10.1097/00000372-200402000-00006. PMID: 14726821
Lee JY, Tsai YM, Sheu HM
J Cutan Pathol 2003 May;30(5):307-13. doi: 10.1034/j.1600-0560.2003.00076.x. PMID: 12753170

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