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intestinal globular amyloid deposits

Tuesday 9 January 2007

Synopsis

- multiple polyps, filiform polyps
- amyloid deposition (submucosa, muscularis mucosae, lamina propria)
- multiple globular submucosal deposits with a lamellated appearance reminiscent of corpora amylacea
- linear amyloid deposition in a perivascular distribution

See also

- AL amyloidosis
- visceral amyloidosis
- isolated small bowel polyposis
- isolated duodenal amyloidosis
- isolated jejunal amyloidosis
- globular gastrointestinal amyloidosis resulting from AL amyloid

References

- Hemmer PR, Topazian MD, Gertz MA, Abraham SC. Globular Amyloid Deposits Isolated to the Small Bowel: A Rare Association With AL Amyloidosis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Jan;31(1):141-145. PMID: 17197930