Multifocal amyloidosis of the pediatric airway.


Amyloidosis of the upper aerodigestive tract is rare in the pediatric age group. We present the first reported case (to our knowledge) of multifocal primary upper airway amyloidosis in a child. An otherwise-healthy 15-year-old girl presented with hoarseness, nasal congestion, and odynophagia. Diagnostic evaluation included flexible nasopharyngoscopy, rigid… (More)