Papular mucinosis of infancy

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Papular mucinosis of infancy
Other names: Cutaneous mucinosis of infancy
Flesh-colored cobblestone plaque seen on left thigh. Healing biopsy site is visible near the center of the lesion.

Papular mucinosis of infancy is a skin condition caused by fibroblasts producing abnormally large amounts of mucopolysaccharides, characterized by skin-colored or translucent papules.[1]: 186 [2]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.