Table 1.Distinctive (primary) cutaneous mucinoses 1.


I.               Degenerative–inflammatory mucinoses


1.     Lichen myxedematosus (papular mucinosis)

·          Generalized and sclerodermoid (scleromyxedema)

·          Localized: discrete type, acral persistent papular mucinosis, cutaneous mucinosis of infancy, nodular type

·          Atypical forms

2.     Reticular erythematous mucinosis

3.     Scleredema

4.     Dysthyroidotic mucinoses

·          Localized (pretibial) myxedema

·          Generalized myxedema

5.     Papular and nodular mucinosis with connective tissue diseases (lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma)

6.     Self-healing cutaneous mucinosis

7.     Cutaneous focal mucinosis

8.     Digital mucous cyst

9.     Miscellaneous mucinoses


1.     Pinkus’ follicular mucinosis

2.     Urticaria-like follicular mucinosis

II.             Hamartomatous–neoplastic mucinoses

1.     Mucinous nevus

2.     (Angio)myxoma