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Case report: hepatic and splenic calcification due to amyloid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1873955     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of marked hepatic and splenic calcification due to primary amyloidosis is presented. Although the patient had been treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, there was no evidence of a causal relationship with the calcification. Amyloid is known to have an affinity for calcium, but this radiographic manifestation has not been previously reported.
Authors:
N M Kennan; C Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical radiology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0009-9260     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Radiol     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-20     Completed Date:  1991-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306016     Medline TA:  Clin Radiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Cardiff Royal Infirmary.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amyloidosis / complications*,  radiography
Calcinosis / etiology*,  radiography
Humans
Liver / radiography
Liver Diseases / etiology*,  radiography
Male
Middle Aged
Spleen / radiography
Splenic Diseases / etiology*,  radiography

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