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Amyloid purpura

    '''Amyloid purpura''' is a condition marked by bleeding under the skin (purpura) in some individuals with amyloidosis It usually occurs in the webbing of the neck and in the face

    Cause

    The precise cause of amyloid purpura is unknown but several mechanisms are thought to contribute One may be a decrease in the level of circulating factor X

    Epidemiology

    Amyloid purpura affects a minority of individuals with amyloidosis

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