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Nylon friction dermatitis: A distinct subset of macular amyloidosis.
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PMID:  20952929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
43 patients were taken up for the study, all of whom were asymptomatic and presented with bluish black pigmentation. 23 patients presented with pigmentation which was proximal and distal to the bony prominences, all of whom gave a history of using nylon scrubbers during bathing. 20 patients gave no history of friction and the pigmentation was present on the extensor forearms, shins and upper back. Histopathological examination confirmed amyloid deposits.
Authors:
V K Somani; S Hari; V N Sita; F Razvi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0378-6323     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Publication Date:    1995 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701852     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-7     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Skin and VD, Deccan College of Medical Sciences and Princess Esra Hospital, Shah Ali Bunda, Hyderabad, India, .
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