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Esperienze Dermatologiche 2009 December;11(4):159-66

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English, Italian

Nodular localized primary cutaneous amyloidosis: a case report and review of literature

Spinelli M. 1, Simonetti S. 2, Tomassini G. M. 2, Patoia L. 3, Cavaliere A. 1, Sidoni A. 4

1 Università degli studi di Perugia, Istituto di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica 2 Azienda Ospedaliera di Perugia, Clinica Dermatologica 3 Università degli Studi di Perugia, Istituto di Medicina Interna ed Oncologica 4 Università degli studi di Perugia, Sede di Terni, Istituto di Anatomia ed Istologia Patologica


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Nodular localized primary cutaneous amyloidosis (NLPCA) is a rare form of cutaneous amyloidosis. Lesions can appear anywhere in skin and strictly resemble those seen in systemic amyloidoses. Thus a complete and careful clinical and histopathological work-out is requested for a correct diagnosis. We report a case of NLPCA and a review of literature together with main differential diagnosis problems.

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