localized amyloidosis


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localized amyloidosis

Amyloidosis in which isolated amyloid tumors are formed.
See also: amyloidosis
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Localized amyloidosis of the breast: a case series.
Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter has been reported to occur more often in females, with the average age of presentation across both genders to be 58.
Primary localized amyloidosis of the urinary bladder is very rare, but because it presents with clinical, radiological, and cystoscopic findings that are similar to those of primary urothelial carcinoma of the bladder, it has a diagnostic importance.
Localized amyloidosis of the genitourinary tract: report of 5 new cases and review of the literature.
Past studies have shown systemic amyloidosis rarely accompanied by conjunctival amyloidosis [3-8], and most cases of conjunctival amyloidosis are found to be localized amyloidosis. However, systemic amyloidosis is a life-threatening disease, and a complete systemic evaluation should be performed even in cases of conjunctival amyloidosis.
Once localized amyloidosis has been established, it is important to diagnose or exclude systemic involvement.
Primary localized amyloidosis of urinary tract is rare, especially of the renal pelvis.
While numerous reports of amyloidosis of the upper airway exist, localized amyloidosis of the oropharynx is exceptionally rare.
Primary localized amyloidosis of the urethra and bladder (amyloidoma).
Localized amyloidosis is usually primary, but it can also be secondary, although this is rare.[sup.2,3]
Primary localized amyloidosis of the pinna, concha, or canal without systemic findings has been reported in 7 cases by four authors.

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