Localized amyloidosis masquerading as nasopharyngeal tumor: a review.

Abstract

Amyloidosis comprises a diverse collection of disease characterized by the presence of amorphous extracellular eosinophilic deposits of unique protein fibrils that gives apple green birefringence under polarized light after staining with Congo red. Head and neck region is the commonest site for localized form of amyloidosis. We report a case of a 43-year… (More)

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@article{Panda2007LocalizedAM, title={Localized amyloidosis masquerading as nasopharyngeal tumor: a review.}, author={Naresh Kumar Panda and Karuppiah Saravanan and Gilbert Pragache Purushotaman and Ramesh Kumar Gurunathan and Vankalakunti Mahesha}, journal={American journal of otolaryngology}, year={2007}, volume={28 3}, pages={208-11} }