lichen amyloidosis


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Related to lichen amyloidosis: lichen planus, macular amyloidosis

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]

lichen amyloidosis

[lī′kən]
a common form of amyloidosis characterized by symmetric distribution over the skin of translucent yellowish-brown dome-shaped pruritic papules, most commonly on the lower legs.

lichen amyloidosis

Amyloidosis limited to the skin.
See also: amyloidosis
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In the study on lichen amyloidosis by Salim T et al, 70% cases had lymphocytic dermal infiltrate.
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Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis (PLCA) (cutaneous lichen amyloidosis and macular amyloidosis).
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