Central nervous system amyloid presenting as a mass lesion. Report of two cases

J Neurosurg. 1982 Mar;56(3):439-42. doi: 10.3171/jns.1982.56.3.0439.


Amyloidomas of the central nervous system are rare. Two cases involving middle-aged patients with neurological symptoms are presented. Massive focal accumulations of amyloid in the cerebral hemispheres were confirmed pathologically.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amyloidosis / diagnosis*
  • Amyloidosis / pathology
  • Central Nervous System Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Central Nervous System Diseases / pathology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged