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J Korean Soc Transplant. 2014 Dec;28(4):236-240. Korean. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4285/jkstn.2014.28.4.236
Park JK , Yu MY , Koo G , Kwak JH , Lee JH , Jung IS , Oh H , Park JS .
Department of Internal Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. sjpjoon@hanyang.ac.kr
Abstract

Papular mucinosis (PM, scleromyxoedema) is a rare dermatologic disease. It is histologically characterized by a focal dermal deposit of mucin within the skin. Although PM is accepted as an idiopathic disease in most cases, some authors argued that it may be a cutaneous manifestation of a systemic disease. Here, we describe a 68-year-old male kidney transplantation recipient with a complaint of intractable itching sensation on the forehead. We diagnosed the skin lesions as PM, which were improved after cyclosporine dose reduction.

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