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Amyloidose i larynx


Sebastian Le Grevès1, Bahareh Bakshaie Philipsen2 & Bibi Lange2

1) Anæstesiologisk-intensiv Afdeling, Odense Universitetshospital, Svendborg 2) Øre-næse-halskirurgisk Afdeling F, Odense Universitetshospital Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V12170923

Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V12170923
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Amyloidosis in larynx

Localised laryngeal amyloidosis is a rare tumour of the upper respiratory tract, which is characterised by extra­cellular accumulation of proteinaceous material in the submucosa. The aetiology is still unclear. This is a case report of localised multifocal amyloidosis located to larynx and rhinopharynx. A 50-year-old women with a history of progressive dysphonia and dyspnoea underwent ear-nose-throat and haematological investigation with no signs of systemic involvement. The amyloid deposits in larynx were effectively treated with laser resection in general anaesthesia and regular follow-up.

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