lichenoid amyloidosis

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li·chen·oid am·y·loi·do·sis

localized cutaneous amyloidosis with pruritic brownish-red papules, often scaling, most commonly on the lower legs in middle age, due to amyloid infiltration of the papillary dermis.
[G. leichēn, lichen, a lichen-like eruption + eidos, resemblance]
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Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica (ACD) is a rare form of cutaneous amyloidosis, characterized by generalized, asymptomatic hyperpigmentation intermingled with several hypopigmented spots without papulation, atrophy and telangiectasia.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica, amyloid, pigmentary disorder, Congo red.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica (ACD) is a very rare form of primary cutaneous amyloidosis (PCA) with very few cases reported in literature.
So this is clearly a case of amyloidosis cutis dyschromica.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica in two female siblings: Case report.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica: DNA repair reduction in cellular response to UV light.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromia is a very rare variant of primary cutaneous amyloidosis clinically characterized by hyper-and hypopigmented/depigmented macules in generalized distribution.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromia, hyperpigmentation, hypopigmented macules, amyloid deposits.
Based on clinical features and histopathological demonstrations, diagnosis of amyloidosis cutis dyschromia was made and patient was advised for oral acitretin and periodic follow-up.
Other atypical variants has also been described which are dyschromic amyloidosis or amyloidosis cutis dyschromica, bullous, vitiliginous, familial poikiloderma like cutaneous amyloidosis and anosacral type.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica is assumed to be a familial disease with sunlight exposure as a major etiological factor.
There are also few other cutaneous dyschromic diseases which must be ruled out for the clinical diagnosis of amyloidosis cutis dyschromica.