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Macular amylodosis

Patient age 23 yrs Female History of jaundice 2 years back After that pigmantation on neck , back,arm seen Cunsulted dermatologist for pigmentation doctor Diagnose as macular amylodosis by dermatologist 2 years after jaundice Habit of using nylon brush while taking bath No history of eatching Any investigation is required to know for any systemic involvement Is there macular amylodosis is progress to systemic amylodosis No other medicine or disease is there.
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Sharath Kumar K N Mandya | General Physician
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Hello, Macular amyloidosis: A skin condition caused by abnormal deposits of amyloid in the skin. Skin lesions usually occur on the chest, between the shoulder blades and sometimes the arms Flat discoloured skin spots, merging of skin spots to form patches, patches of darkened skin. Constant friction with nylon material like brush can cause this, avoid it, there are both medical line of treatment and laser treatment are available for this consult your dermatologist for that, while systemic testing can be done with tissue sampling (of particular organ), let it be symptom based.
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Dr. Jolly Shah Kapadia Mumbai | Dermatologist
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Macular Amyloidosis is local deposition of amyloid in skin due to friction. It generally doesnt progress to systemic amyloidosis. Dr. Jolly Shah DNB Dermatology Skin Nurture Clinics Mumbai.
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