Popliteal amyloidoma presenting with leg ischemia in a chronic dialysis patient

  title={Popliteal amyloidoma presenting with leg ischemia in a chronic dialysis patient},
  author={Yoshinori Aoki and Kiyoshi Kaneda and Noboru Miyagi and Manabu Itoh and Hirofumi Ohmoto},
  journal={Skeletal Radiology},
The authors report a case of bilateral popliteal amyloidoma causing stenosis of the popliteal artery and vein. This patient had been treated with hemodialysis for 26 years. The diagnosis was made with MR angiography. A popliteal tumor of the right knee was resected surgically and the histologic examination showed deposition of amyloid. After resecting the popliteal tumor, the severe leg pain and intermittent claudication improved. This report suggests that popliteal amyloid tumors should be… CONTINUE READING


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