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mucocutaneous

 [mu″ko-ku-ta´ne-us]
pertaining to mucous membrane and skin.
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome Kawasaki's disease.

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting the line of junction of the two at the nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.
Synonym(s): cutaneomucosal

mucocutaneous

(myo͞o′kō-kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj.
Of or relating to the skin and a mucous membrane.

menopause

Change of life, climacteric, 'time of life'  Gynecology The cessation of menstrual activity due to failure to form ovarian follicles, which normally occurs age 45–50 Clinical Menstrual irregularity, vasomotor instability, 'hot flashes', irritability or psychosis, ↑ weight, painful breasts, dyspareunia, ↑/↓ libido, atrophy of urogenital epithelium and skin, ASHD, MI, strokes and osteoporosis–which can be lessened by HRT. See Estrogen replacement therapy, Hot flashes, Male menopause, Premature ovarian failure, Premature menopause. Cf Menarche.
Menopause–”…what a drag it is getting old.” Jagger, Richards
Bladder Cystourethritis, frequency/urgency, stress incontinence
Breasts ↓ Size, softer consistency, sagging
Cardiovascular Angina, ASHD, CAD
Endocrine Hot flashes
Mucocutaneous Atrophy, dryness, pruritus, facial hirsutism, dry mouth
Neurologic Psychological, sleep disturbances
Pelvic floor Uterovaginal prolapse
Skeleton  Osteoporosis, fractures, low back pain
Vagina Bloody discharge, dyspareunia, vaginitis
Vocal cords Deepened voice
Vulva  Atrophy, dystrophy, pruritus

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting the line of junction of the two at the nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting line of junction of two at nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.
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The most frequent presentation was mucocutaneous bleeding.15 Almost 55% of the patients with mucosal bleeding required transfusions.
Risk factors for onset of cutaneous and mucocutaneous leishmaniasis in Bolivia.
Patient's biodata, CD4 count and mucocutaneous lesions found were recorded on a predesigned proforma.
EBV-positive mucocutaneous ulcer of the oral cavity associated with HIV/AIDS.
Mucocutaneous manifestations in patients on chemotherapy with pediatric haematological malignancies.
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis presenting as Candida endophthalmitis.
Peutz-Jeghers syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder with familial occurrence of gastrointestinal hamartomatous polyps in association with mucocutaneous hyperpigmentation and occurs in approximately 1 in 8300 to 280,000 live births (1, 2).
Mucocutaneous side effects of isotretinoin, including scaling/dryness of skin, cheilitis, crust formation in the nose, epistaxis, and conjunctivitis, were assessed in both groups by a dermatologist who was blind to the study at baseline and weeks 4, 8, 12, and 16.
Multiple cafe au lait spots on his body in addition to the classic mucocutaneous macules around the mouth and the buccal mucosa was another unusual finding.
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus is a chronic mucocutaneous immune-mediated inflammatory disorder brought about by complex interactions between intrinsic factors including susceptible genes determining immune responses and clearance of apoptotic cells on the one hand and extrinsic factors including ultraviolet radiation, infectious agents, and certain drugs on the other hand.
Regarding von Willebrand disease, patients usually present with mucocutaneous bleeding, including epistaxis, easy bruising, menorrhagia and excessive bleeding from minor wounds, tooth extractions and surgery.
Cutaneous and mucocutaneous plasmacytomas are generally cured after surgical resection (PLATZ et al., 1999; CANGUL et al., 2002; WRIGHT et al., 2008; VAIL, 2013).