Amyloid A-type renal amyloidosis in a patient with sarcoidosis: report of a case and review of the literature.

A 53-year-old man developed chronic renal failure during a protracted course of sarcoidosis. A renal biopsy showed Congo red-positive homogenous deposits in the subendothelial space of glomerular capillary walls and arterial walls. On electron microscopy, amyloid fibrils were observed in the deposits. Immunohistochemistry showed positive staining for… (More)