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Any of a group of diseases or conditions characterized by the formation and deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body.


(Pathology) pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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Noun1.amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism


n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.


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Macular or lichen amyloidosis may present with pruritic brown macules or papules, but skin biopsy will have positive amyloid staining.
Among the 20 lichen amyloidosis patients, 10 had predominant left lower limb involvement, 4 had right lower limb involvement and 2 had isolated posterior trunk involvement.
Macular amyloidosis and lichen amyloidosis are named as biphasic amyloidosis when they are concurrently seen in a patient.
Lichen amyloidosis associated with atopic dermatitis.
Other immunologic-associated cutaneous disorders that have been reported in HCV patients include Behcet's syndrome, erythema nodosum, lichen amyloidosis, erythema multiforme, malakoplakia, urticaria, and pruritus, Dr.
5%); 2 (1%) cases each of Lichen amyloidosis and Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus was seen; 1 (0.
DISCUSSION: Macular amyloidosis is one of the forms of primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis, others being lichen amyloidosis, nodular amyloidosis and biphasic (macular +lichen) amyloidosis.