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Category: Pulmonary Amyloidosis

Pulmonary Amyloidosis with Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula: Discussion

Discussion Amyloid deposition in the vascular wall is commonly seen in amyloidosis and is known to make vessels fragile. Amyloidosis has been reported to cause massive hemorrhage in the skin, urinary bladder, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system.* As for pulmonary amyloidosis, amyloid deposition in the vascular wall is well known in diffuse septal amyloidosis. […]

Figure 1. Chest roentgenogram taken on admission; multiple nodular shadows, some of which were calcified, were evident.

Pulmonary Amyloidosis with Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula

Amyloid deposition has been reported to make vessels fragile, and some cases of hemorrhage caused by amyloidosis have been reported. We report herein a case of pulmonary amyloidosis suspected of causing a pulmonary AV fistula. read only Case Report A 77-year-old man was admitted for close examination of abnormal shadows on his chest roentgenogram, which […]

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