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August 1965

Unusual Cutaneous Findings in Primary Systemic Amyloidosis: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham. Professor and Chairman (Dr. Noojin); Resident in Dermatology (Dr. Arrington).

Arch Dermatol. 1965;92(2):157-159. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600140045010

A case of primary, systemic amyloidosis is reported because of the unique location of cutaneous lesions. Amyloid deposits had occluded both external auditory canals. Both the cutaneous biopsies and postmortem examination established the diagnosis.

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