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Reticular erythematous mucinosis

reticular erythematous mucinosis --> REM syndrome

(Science: syndrome) A reticular erythematous dermatitis of the upper trunk, more common in women, in which there is perivascular infiltrate of lymphocytes, few plasma cells, and upper dermal deposits of mucin; worsens on exposure to ultraviolet light.

Synonym: reticular erythematous mucinosis.


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