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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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BARBOSA, Ana Luiza Baeta Pereira; DOMINGOS, Eduardo Aurélio Gomes  and  VALE, Everton Carlos Siviero do. Case for diagnosis. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2006, vol.81, n.2, pp.189-191. ISSN 0365-0596.

A case of mucinous nevus is reported in a male teenager who presented assymptomatic brown papules confluent in linear plaques in the left hip since the age of 14 years old. Further on mucin deposition in superficial dermis, the histopathology showed reduction of elastic fibers in the papillary dermis, hiperkeratosis, acanthosis and papillomatosis.

Keywords : Glycosaminoglycans; Mucinoses; Nevus.

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