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Multifocal primary cutaneous nodular amyloidosis

  • Author(s): Matsumoto, Martha Emily;
  • Collins, Mary-Katharine;
  • Raptis, Anastasios;
  • Jedrych, Jaroslaw;
  • Patton, Timothy
  • et al.
Abstract

Nodular cutaneous amyloidosis (NCA), the leastcommon form of primary cutaneous amyloidosis, ischaracterized clinically by waxy, purpuric plaques andnodules and histologically by amyloid deposits in thedermis and subcutaneous tissue. We present a patientwho developed multiple, non-contiguous NCA lesionsover a three year period without evidence of systemicdisease. We reviewed the literature and found fewother cases of this unusual presentation.

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