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Descriptor English:   Mucinosis, Follicular 
Descriptor Spanish:   Mucinosis Folicular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Mucinose Folicular 
Synonyms English:   Alopecia Mucinosa
Follicular Mucinoses
Follicular Mucinosis
Mucinoses, Follicular  
Tree Number:   C17.300.550.550
Definition English:   A disease of the pilosebaceous unit, presenting clinically as grouped follicular papules or plaques with associated hair loss. It is caused by mucinous infiltration of tissues, and usually involving the scalp, face, and neck. It may be primary (idiopathic) or secondary to mycosis fungoides or reticulosis. 
Indexing Annotation English:   a sebaceous gland dis
History Note English:   93; was ALOPECIA MUCINOSA 1965-92 (see under ALOPECIA 1965-90) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30908 
Unique Identifier:   D000507 

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