alopecia mucinosa


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al·o·pe·ci·a mu·ci·no·'sa

follicular mucinosis with alopecia appearing in areas of erythema and edema in the bearded portion of the face or in the scalp.

Pinkus,

Hermann Karl Benno, German-U.S. dermatologist, 1905-1985.
Pinkus disease - boggy plaque in which degenerating hair follicles contain pools of mucin. Synonym(s): alopecia mucinosa; follicular mucinosis; mucinous alopecia
Pinkus epithelioma - Synonym(s): Pinkus fibroepithelioma
Pinkus fibroepithelioma - a pedunculated, dome-shaped tumor, considered to be a form of basal cell carcinoma. Synonym(s): Pinkus epithelioma; premalignant fibroepithelioma