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End-stage renal disease in a patient with amyloidosis secondary to acne conglobata.

PMID: 1828540  

The clinical profile of a patient with a 15 years’ evolution of acne conglobata developing systemic amyloidosis with severe renal involvement is described, and the possible influence of suppurative skin foci surgical excision on the rapid progression to terminal renal failure is discussed. This etiological cause of secondary amyloidosis has rarely been reported as a cause of end-stage renal disease.

Naya MT,  Soria C,  Quereda C,  Orte L,  Romero R,  Ortuño J

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