Bullous Dermatosis vs Amyloidosis-Reply

  title={Bullous Dermatosis vs Amyloidosis-Reply},
  author={Philippe Vincendeau and Alain Claudy and Marc G{\'e}niaux and L. Texier},
  • Philippe Vincendeau, Alain Claudy, +1 author L. Texier
  • Published 1981
  • Medicine
  • In Reply.— Myeloma is often associated with amyloidosis. In our patient, there were no clinical findings suggestive of amyloidosis. Results of a histologic examination of the skin did not show dermal amyloidosis, and specific stains for amyloid were negative. Therefore, the initial mechanism in the formation of the bulla does not seem to be a cleavage through fragile dermal amyloid deposits. Concerning this patient, we would like to add that he was severely burned 12 years ago. Severely burned… CONTINUE READING

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