Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
April 2012 Vol. 1(3), pp. 045-048
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Case Report

Localized laryngeal amyloidosis: A case report and review of literature

Nishi Sonkhya1*, Payal Mittal2, Divij Sonkhya3 and Raghav Mehta4

1Associate professor, department of E.N.T., S.M.S. medical college and hospital, Jaipur
2Ex post graduate student, department of E.N.T., S.M.S. medical college and hospital, Jaipur
32nd year resident, department of E.N.T., N.K.P.Salve institute and Lata Mangeshker Hospital.
4Senior registrar, department of E.N.T., S.M.S. medical college and hospital, Jaipur

*Corresponding author E-mail: drsonkhya@yahoo.co.in; Phone. 91-141-2335106, 2300534; Mobile: 91-93149-00555

Accepted 09 April, 2012

Abstract

We report a case of localized laryngeal amyloidosis in a young female patient. Case report and a review of the world literature along with proper history taking, clinical, laryngoscopic and histopathological examination. The case presented with suspicion of benign laryngeal lesion. Microlaryngeal Excision of the lesion was done. Histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of laryngeal Amyloidosis .Further detailed examination and investigations did not reveal involvement of any other system. Primary Laryngeal Amyloidosis gives appearance of laryngeal neoplastic pathology and can be proved only by histopathological examination.

Keywords: Amyloidosis, immunohistochemistry, Localized laryngeal Amyloidosis

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