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Cacogeusia in amyloidosis associated with plasma cell dyscrasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7703808     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cacogeusia, being the patients' main complaint, is reported as a new symptom of amyloidosis, probably caused by a peripheral sensory neuropathy. A case is presented of a patient with weight loss, dysphagia, macroglossia and taste disturbances, due to amyloidosis associated with a plasma cell dyscrasia. The importance of oral manifestations in amyloidosis is discussed.
S De Moor; E Van Marck; J Peetermans; V Conraads; P H Van de Heyning
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cancer. Part B, Oral oncology     Volume:  30B     ISSN:  0964-1955     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Cancer, B, Oral Oncol.     Publication Date:  1994 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-05-09     Completed Date:  1995-05-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214373     Medline TA:  Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  362-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
University Clinic of Antwerp, Department of E.N.T., Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / etiology*,  pathology
Deglutition Disorders / etiology
Macroglossia / etiology
Paraproteinemias / complications*
Taste Disorders / etiology*

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