Labial salivary gland biopsy for diagnosing immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis: a retrospective analysis

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Our goal was to evaluate the usefulness of labial salivary gland (LSG) biopsy for diagnosing immunoglobulin light chain (AL) amyloidosis, by comparing bone marrow and skin biopsies in the same patient population. This retrospective study included 34 consecutive patients who showed evidence of monoclonal proteins and symptoms considered to be due to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-015-2549-y

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@article{Suzuki2015LabialSG, title={Labial salivary gland biopsy for diagnosing immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis: a retrospective analysis}, author={Tomotaka Suzuki and Shigeru Kusumoto and Taro Yamashita and Arisa Masuda and Shiori Kinoshita and Takashi Yoshida and Fumiko Takami-Mori and Hisashi Takino and Asahi Ito and Masaki Ri and Takashi Ishida and Hirokazu Komatsu and Mitsuharu Ueda and Y Ando and Hiroshi Inagaki and Shinsuke Iida}, journal={Annals of Hematology}, year={2015}, volume={95}, pages={279-285} }