Author | Thomas N. Helm, MD


Man With Progressive Induration of the Skin and Pruritus

April 01, 2006

A disorder similar to scleromyxedema, nephrogenic fibrosing dermatopathy, has been reported in patients receiving renal dialysis. Lichen myxedematosus, an atypical form of papular mucinosis, is not associated with sclerosis and paraproteinemia; however, it may represent an early presentation of scleromyxedema.