Association of Cutaneous Amyloidosis with Neurodegenerative Amyloidosis: Correlation or Coincidence?
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2018 Apr 1;11(4):25-27. Epub 2018 Apr 1.
Drs. Awal and Kaur are with the Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Amritsar, India.
Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and localized cutaneous macular amyloidosis are conditions that result from protein misfolding. These disorders share common pathogenic mechanisms that lead to the deposition of amyloid protein. Currently, there is a paucity of data on the connection between the brain and skin amyloidosis. Read More