Characterization of the clinical features of five families with hereditary primary cutaneous lichen amyloidosis and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.

@article{Robinson1992CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the clinical features of five families with hereditary primary cutaneous lichen amyloidosis and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.},
  author={Mairi Robinson and E J Furst and Vincenzo Nunziata and Maria Luisa Brandi and Jos{\'e} Antonio Ferrer and M J Martins Bugalho and Giuseppina Di Giovanni and Robin J. Smith and Donald T. Donovan and Bobby R. Alford},
  journal={Henry Ford Hospital medical journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={40 3-4},
  pages={249-52}
}
The hereditary conditions of primary cutaneous lichen amyloidosis and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2) are rare clinical entities. The initial reports of two families in which the two conditions coincided have led to the identification of at least eight additional families with this clinical syndrome. In this report we describe the clinical features in five of these eight families. The salient feature in these five families is the presence of unilateral (46%) or bilateral (64… CONTINUE READING