NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms

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Welcome to the NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms, which contains technical definitions for more than 150 terms related to genetics. These definitions were developed by the PDQ® Cancer Genetics Editorial Board to support the evidence-based, peer-reviewed PDQ cancer genetics information summaries.

cutaneous lichen amyloidosis
(kyoo-TAY-nee-us LY-ken A-muh-loy-DOH-sis)
Itchy papules that are brownish-red in color and typically appear on the shins, thighs, feet, or neck.