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A case of dyspnea and periorbital rash.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22754127     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 75-year-old woman presented with dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and edema. Macroglossia, generalized petechiae, raccoon eyes sign, and peripheral neuropathy were present, and an echocardiogram showed cardiac dilatation and left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Rectal biopsy and immune fixation electrophoresis confirmed the diagnosis of AL amyloidosis.
Authors:
George C Eldho; B Sebastian Gailin; C Mohan Mithun; Thattungal M Anoop; R Sudha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center)     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0899-8280     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9302033     Medline TA:  Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Medical College, Pariyaram, Kannur (Eldho, Gailin, Mithun, Sudha) and Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, South India (Anoop).
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