John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Multiple myeloma presenting with acquired cutis laxa and primary systemic amyloidosis Volume 27, numéro 6, November-December 2017


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Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Cutis laxa is an inherited or acquired disorder, characterized clinically by loose pendulous skin and histologically by the abnormal production or destruction of dermal elastic fibres [1-4]. Acquired cutis laxa (ACL) is rare and occurs in adulthood [2-4]. ACL has been reported in association with drugs and various conditions, including multiple myeloma (MM) and amyloidosis [2]. Although the pathomechanism of ACL in MM remains unclear, it is believed to be immune-mediated [1].Primary amyloid light [...]