Multiple periorbital cutaneous myxomas progressing to scleromyxedema

Nona M. Craig, Allen M. Putterman, Randall K. Roenigk, Tom D. Wang, Henry H. Roenigk

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Abstract

Myxomas are rare cutaneous tumors that have been associated with a variety of other abnormalities including atrial myxomas, endocrine abnormalities, and bone malformations. We describe a 38-year-old white man with multiple periorbital myxomas in whom myalgias, fatigue, and more diffuse cutaneous involvement developed. These findings were consistent with scleromyxedema. He also had an associated left subclavian deep venous thrombosis. The patient responded well to therapy with cyclophosphamide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)928-930
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume34
Issue number5 II
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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