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Myeloma-associated orbital amyloidosis.
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PMID:  20572755     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Orbital amyloidosis is extremely rare and may be localized finding or secondary to a systematic process. The majority of the patients with orbital amyloidosis have primary localized disease. We report a 55 year old male with multiple myeloma and secondary amyloidosis who presented with incidental bilateral orbital masses on MRI. Biopsy revealed amyloid deposition. We review the previously published cases of the orbital amyloidosis secondary to systematic light chain (AL) amyloidosis, including one patient with multiple myeloma. The clinical signs and symptoms, histopathologic findings, and radiographic features of orbital amyloidosis are discussed.
Authors:
Jeff M Goshe; Lynn Schoenfield; Todd Emch; Arun D Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1744-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Orbit     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301221     Medline TA:  Orbit     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  274-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.
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