Amyloid goiter: first manifestation of systemic amyloidosis.


Amyloidosis is an abnormal extracellular deposit, which can occur in several tissues. The mechanism is not clearly defined. In systemic amyloidosis, all the organs can be infiltrated, but amyloid goiter as the initial manifestation of systemic amyloidosis is an exceedingly rare condition. We report a rare case of a patient who presented an amyloid goiter as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anorl.2010.02.013


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@article{Lagha2010AmyloidGF, title={Amyloid goiter: first manifestation of systemic amyloidosis.}, author={E Kazdaghli Lagha and Issam M'sakni and Fathi Bougrine and Besma Laabidi and Dorra Ben Ghachem and Ammar Bouziani}, journal={European annals of otorhinolaryngology, head and neck diseases}, year={2010}, volume={127 3}, pages={108-10} }