Isolated pulmonary amyloidosis: case report and review of the literature

Am J Hematol. 2006 Mar;81(3):212-3. doi: 10.1002/ajh.20518.


The respiratory tract is rarely the site of localized tracheobronchial or nodular amyloid deposits. We present an unusual case of isolated nodular amyloidosis of the lung and review the current literature related to this disorder.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amyloidosis / pathology*
  • Amyloidosis / therapy
  • Bronchi / pathology
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / pathology*
  • Lung Diseases / therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Trachea / pathology