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June 1979

Hypopigmentation in Alopecia Mucinosa

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Dermatol. 1979;115(6):731-733. doi:10.1001/archderm.1979.04010060039026

Alopecia mucinosa was found in the hypopigmented skin of two black patients. Alopecia mucinosa should be included in the differential diagnosis of hypopigmented papular skin lesions.

(Arch Dermatol 115:731-733, 1979)