nodular amyloidosis

nod·u·lar am·y·loi·do·sis

a localized form of amyloidosis in which amyloid occurs as hard masses or nodules beneath the skin or mucous membranes, for example, in the larynx, often with local plasma cell infiltration; may be associated with plasma cell dyscrasia or systemic amyloidosis.

nod·u·lar am·y·loi·do·sis

(nod'yū-lăr am'i-loy-dō'sis)
A localized form of amyloidosis in which amyloid occurs as masses or nodules beneath the skin or mucous membranes (e.g., in the larynx).
Synonym(s): amyloid tumor, focal amyloidosis.
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Of the several types of amyloidosis, nodular amyloidosis is the type found most frequently in the larynx and nasopharynx, as well as in the trachea and lungs.