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A solitary mediastinal mass due to localized AL amyloidosis: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23461593     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract AL amyloidosis presenting as a solitary mediastinal mass is a rare occurrence, with only a few cases reported in the literature. We describe a case of a man presenting with a mediastinal mass diagnosed as amyloidosis, confirmed by mass spectrometry to consist of lambda light chains. Here we review the literature and discuss treatment options for this rare entity.
Shayna Sarosiek; David C Seldin; John L Berk; Vaishali Sanchorawala
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Amyloid : the international journal of experimental and clinical investigation : the official journal of the International Society of Amyloidosis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-2818     ISO Abbreviation:  Amyloid     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-3-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9433802     Medline TA:  Amyloid     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Medicine, Amyloidosis Center, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center , Boston, MA , USA.
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