Is Sjögren's syndrome involved in the formation of localised nodular amyloidosis?

Clin Exp Rheumatol. Nov-Dec 2001;19(6):735-7.

Abstract

The case of a patient who presented with Sjögren's syndrome complicated by localised cutaneous nodular amyloidosis is reported. We discuss the possible link between these two diseases.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amyloid / metabolism
  • Amyloidosis / complications*
  • Amyloidosis / metabolism
  • Amyloidosis / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / complications*
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / metabolism
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / pathology
  • Skin Diseases / complications*
  • Skin Diseases / metabolism
  • Skin Diseases / pathology

Substances

  • Amyloid