Head and neck manifestations of amyloidosis

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Objective: To review the manifestations of amyloidosis relevant to otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery.
Method: A literature review was undertaken following a Medline search of articles pertaining to amyloidosis, otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.
Results: 42 articles were critically reviewed. Manifestations in the head and neck included amyloidosis of the larynx, thyroid, nose and paranasal sinuses, oropharynx and hypopharynx, and the salivary glands.

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  • Authors: T A Jacques, CEB Giddings, PN Hawkins, MP Stearns
  • Keywords: Amyloid, Amyloidosis, Head and Neck, Otolaryngology, ENT, Otorhinolaryngology
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