John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Localized cutaneous nodular amyloidosis associated with Sjögren’s syndrome and thymoma Volume 32, numéro 3, May-June 2022


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Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Toyama, Sugitani 2630, Toyama, 930-0194, Japan

Amyloidosis is a metabolic disease characterized by the deposition of abnormal proteins in organs throughout the body. Localized cutaneous nodular amyloidosis (LCNA) is a subtype of primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis without systemic involvement [1]. LCNA manifests clinically with single or multiple cutaneous nodules and infiltrated plaques and is often associated with autoimmune diseases, such as Sjögren’s syndrome or systemic sclerosis [2]. We report a case of LCNA associated with Sjögren’s [...]