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Primary Amyloidosis is associated with Myeloma. There are waxy papules with purpura later nodules ,blisters and a sclerosis of the skin may occur.
Secondary amyloidosis is associated with a number of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, leprosy,and chronic ulcers.
There are three clinical subtypes of amyloidosis localised to the skin- lichen, macular and nodular Amyloid.
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