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Cutaneous lichen amyloidosis associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A.
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PMID:  2576949     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have previously described a kindred with hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma and pheochromocytoma (multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A [MEN 2A]) with localized pruritic cutaneous manifestations present only in affected members. Although the initial skin biopsies reported did not show amyloidosis, subsequent skin biopsy results reported here have demonstrated amyloid which stained for keratin but not for calcitonin and established that this family represents an association of a rare autosomal dominant form of lichen amyloidosis with MEN 2A.
V Nunziata; G di Giovanni; A M Lettera; M D'Armiento; M Mancini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Henry Ford Hospital medical journal     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0018-0416     ISO Abbreviation:  Henry Ford Hosp. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-16     Completed Date:  1990-08-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0122304     Medline TA:  Henry Ford Hosp Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  144-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Gland Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis
Amyloidosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Middle Aged
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia / complications*,  diagnosis
Pheochromocytoma / complications,  diagnosis
Retrospective Studies
Skin / pathology
Skin Diseases / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology

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