Synonyms: Amyloid lichen | Lichen amyloidosus
Lichen amyloidosis is a rare chronic form of cutaneous amyloidosis (see this term) a skin disease characterized by the accumulation of amyloid deposits in the dermis clinically characterized by the development of pruritic often pigmented hyperkeratotic papules on trunk and extremities especially on the shins and histologically by the deposition of amyloid or amyloid-like proteins in the papillary dermis.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024
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