Amyloid tumors of the larynx and trachea.

@article{Holinger1959AmyloidTO,
  title={Amyloid tumors of the larynx and trachea.},
  author={P. Holinger and K. C. Johnston and A. Delgado},
  journal={A.M.A. archives of otolaryngology},
  year={1959},
  volume={70},
  pages={
          555-61
        }
}
Amyloidosis is the deposition into tissues of a substance which Virchow called amyloid because of its resemblance to starch. It is a mucopolysaccharide-protein complex which changes the color of iodine as starch changes it, and it is specific in its absorption of Congo red and methyl violet. According to Peters,1the substance is deposited in extracellular spaces, forming on tissues as a product of a disturbed protein metabolism of the cellular membranes. Larsen2has suggested that amyloid forms… Expand
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