DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20173057

A case report on localised laryngeal amyloidosis

Marija Agius, Tara Grima, Maja Cvorovic, Darko Babic, Charles Borg

Abstract


Amyloidosis is a rare disease which involves deposition of amyloid in the tissues. Very rarely, amyloid can be deposited in a single organ giving rise to localised amyloidosis. In the present study, a rare case of localised amyloid deposition in the larynx in a young patient was presented. It is a slow progressive disease and often diagnosed late and is confirmed by biopsy results.


Keywords


Amyloid, Deposition, Larynx, Dysphonia

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