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April 1971

Primary Localized Amyloidosis Cutis: Tumefactive Type

Author Affiliations


From the departments of dermatology (Drs. Potter and Johnson) and pathology (Dr. Johnson), Temple University School of Medicine and Skin and Cancer Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(4):448-451. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000160098016

A 73-year-old white woman had two lesions of primary localized amyloidosis cutis of the tumefactive type. No evidence of primary systemic amyloidosis, multiple myeloma, or other localized cutaneous lesions was found. The case is an unusual presentation of primary localized amyloidosis cutis.