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DIAS, Eleonora Dantas et al. REM syndrome associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and hypotiroidism. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2005, vol.80, suppl.3, pp.S376-S379. ISSN 0365-0596. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962005001000020.
Reticular erythematous mucinosis is a chronic and rare syndrome of unknow aetiology that affects young adult and midle-aged women. Clinical presentation is characterized by macular and reticulated erythema, papula and plaques on the central chest and upper back of simmetrical form. In approximately 20% of the cases may be associated with a variety of disorders, especially auto-immune diseases. The authors present a case of reticular erythematous mucinoses associated with systemic lupus erythematosus and hypothiroidism.
Keywords : Hypothyroidism; Lupus erythematosus, systemic; Mucinoses.