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Nov 2012

A Case of Multifocal Idiopathic Fibrosclerosis With Cutaneous Involvement

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Author Affiliations: Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Arch Dermatol. 2012;148(11):1335-1336. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2012.2424

Multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis (MIF) is a rare disorder of unknown cause that presents with progressive fibrosis of multiple organ systems, most commonly the thyroid, mediastinum, retroperitoneum, and to a lesser degree the orbits, pancreas, and gallbladder.1 However, to our knowledge, we report herein the first case of MIF with concomitant skin involvement.

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