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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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1,2] Cutaneous amyloidosis is a type of organ-specific amyloidosis and is further classified into primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis (PLCA) and secondary cutaneous amyloidosis.
This condition should be considered as a separate entity and need to be differentiated from other variants of primary cutaneous amyloidosis.
Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis (PLCA) is caused by the extracellular deposition of amyloid material in the skin without other cutaneous or systemic organ involvement .
However, the well-known polemic on the nature of atypical fibroxanthoma as a spindle-squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) should be remembered (20) because cases of cutaneous amyloidosis related to common SCC have been reported (5).
Six previous articles (1-6) have reported 9 cases of cutaneous amyloidosis of the pinna or external ear canal.
Familial primary cutaneous amyloidosis in a South African family.
Amyloidosis cutis dyschromia is a very rare variant of primary cutaneous amyloidosis clinically characterized by hyper-and hypopigmented/depigmented macules in generalized distribution.