Tracheobronchial amyloidosis. The Boston University experience from 1984 to 1999.

  title={Tracheobronchial amyloidosis. The Boston University experience from 1984 to 1999.},
  author={Anthony W O'Regan and Helen M. Fenlon and John F Beamis and Mark P. Steele and Michael Skinner and John L Berk},
  volume={79 2},
Tracheobronchial amyloidosis (TBA), an idiopathic disorder characterized by deposition of fibrillar proteins in the tracheobronchial tree, occurred in 10 patients referred to the Amyloid Program at Boston University over the past 15 years. Fewer than 100 cases of TBA have been described; only 1 series encompassed more than 3 patients. We analyzed our experience with biopsy-proven TBA to define better its natural history. Follow-up averaged approximately 8 years and was obtained in all cases… CONTINUE READING


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