Unit of Dermatology, Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (IRCCS), Via Conte Ruggero, 73, 94018 Troina, Italy.
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- Année de parution : 2001
Primary localized cutaneous amyloidoses (PLCA) are
dermatoses characterized by the deposition of extracellular amyloid, a particular
fibrillary substance; they include the following types: the rare nodular
form with systemic evolution, the less rare macular form and, finally, the
most common papular form or lichen amyloidosus .
Lichen amyloidosus is characterized by an eruption of itchy, hyperkeratotic,
and reddish-brown papules over the shins, [...]