Cutaneous macroglobulinosis

C. W. Hanke, W. D. Steck, W. F. Bergfeld, R. Valenzuela, J. K. Weick, J. R. Young, E. G. Gross

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Abstract

A patient with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia had firm, translucent papules and nodules on the extremities. Clinically, the skin lesions were suggestive of amyloidosis cutis. Histologically, a homogeneous eosinophilic material was observed in the upper dermis and encasing the hair follicles. Special histochemical stains, electron microscopy, and immunofluorescence microscopy identified the material as IgM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-577
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Dermatology
Volume116
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 4 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
Hair Follicle
Amyloidosis
Dermis
Fluorescence Microscopy
Immunoglobulin M
Electron Microscopy
Coloring Agents
Extremities
Skin

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  • Dermatology

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Hanke, C. W., Steck, W. D., Bergfeld, W. F., Valenzuela, R., Weick, J. K., Young, J. R., & Gross, E. G. (1980). Cutaneous macroglobulinosis. Archives of Dermatology, 116(5), 575-577. https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.116.5.575

Cutaneous macroglobulinosis. / Hanke, C. W.; Steck, W. D.; Bergfeld, W. F.; Valenzuela, R.; Weick, J. K.; Young, J. R.; Gross, E. G.

In: Archives of Dermatology, Vol. 116, No. 5, 04.07.1980, p. 575-577.

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Hanke, CW, Steck, WD, Bergfeld, WF, Valenzuela, R, Weick, JK, Young, JR & Gross, EG 1980, 'Cutaneous macroglobulinosis', Archives of Dermatology, vol. 116, no. 5, pp. 575-577. https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.116.5.575
Hanke CW, Steck WD, Bergfeld WF, Valenzuela R, Weick JK, Young JR et al. Cutaneous macroglobulinosis. Archives of Dermatology. 1980 Jul 4;116(5):575-577. https://doi.org/10.1001/archderm.116.5.575
Hanke, C. W. ; Steck, W. D. ; Bergfeld, W. F. ; Valenzuela, R. ; Weick, J. K. ; Young, J. R. ; Gross, E. G. / Cutaneous macroglobulinosis. In: Archives of Dermatology. 1980 ; Vol. 116, No. 5. pp. 575-577.
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