Amyloid Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature

Jensen, Kevin; Raynor, Steven; Rose, Scott G.; Bailey, Steven T.; Schenken, Jerald R.
October 1985
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1985, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p784
Academic Journal
Amyloid tumors of the gastrointestinal tract are exceedingly rare. Two cases are presented, one in the stomach of a patient who appeared to have systemic amyloidosis and one in the colon which appears to he isolated. The treatment was surgical excision. Extensive diagnostic work-up is required to evaluate the many various possible causes of amyloidosis.


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