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Scleromyxedema

"Scleromyxedema" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A connective tissue disorder characterized by widespread thickening of SKIN with a cobblestone-like appearance. It is caused by proliferation of FIBROBLASTS and deposition of MUCIN in the DERMIS in the absence of thyroid disease. Most scleromyxedema cases are associated with a MONOCLONAL GAMMOPATHY, immunoglobulin IgG-lambda.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Scleromyxedema" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Scleromyxedema" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2012 and 2014 and 2015 and 2017 and 2018
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