localized amyloidosis


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localized amyloidosis

Amyloidosis in which isolated amyloid tumors are formed.
See also: amyloidosis
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Biewend ML, Menke DM, Calamia KT: The spectrum of localized amyloidosis.
The histopathologic diagnosis included AL localized amyloidosis, AA-type amyloidosis, TTR-type amyloidosis, AH type amyloidosis, A type amyloidosis.
For bilateral localized amyloidosis, correct preoperative diagnosis was necessary to preserve the kidney.
However, as localized amyloidosis has been seen to recur, either locally or in a multi-focal manner, and rarely as a systemic disease, a surveillance programme must be recommended.
Accurate diagnosis of localized amyloidosis and exclusion of systemic disease are crucial for correct management and prognosis.
AL amyloid is the material found in most cases of primary localized amyloidosis of the urinary tract.
Various methods have been employed in the treatment of primary localized amyloidosis of urinary tract.
Only a few cases of localized amyloidosis of the tonsil or pharyngeal wall have been previously reported.
Distinguishing systemic from localized amyloidosis is important because of the considerable difference in associated survival rates.
Therefore, the patient was diagnosed with localized amyloidosis of the larynx with polyclonal reactive plasma cell infiltration.
To summarize, we describe a case of primary bilateral MALT lymphoma of the breast with bilateral atypical ductal hyperplasia and localized amyloidosis in a patient with a history of renal manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Once the determination is made that the lesion represents localized amyloidosis, certain management conclusions can be drawn from a review of the limited number of cases reported thus far in the literature (table 1).

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