159. Amyloidosis

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Teri A. Kahn MD

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch159

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kahn, T. A. (2011) Amyloidosis, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch159

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Pediatric Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • amyloidosis, or β-fibrilloses - disease processes;
  • amyloid light chain (AL) protein, amyloid A (AA) - keratinocyte-derived amyloid (K amyloid);
  • serum amyloid A (SAA) protein - synthesized, with serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL);
  • cutaneous amyloidosis, and children - genetic or environmental factors;
  • classification of amyloidoses;
  • cutaneous amyloidosis - and primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis;
  • cutaneous amyloidosis in children;
  • genodermatosis-associated amyloidosis - asymptomatic macular amyloid in cutaneous hyperpigmentation;
  • treatment, not very satisfactory - for localized cutaneous amyloidosis;
  • treatment for systemic amyloidosis - disease specific

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