Amyloidosis Concurrently Involving the Sinonasal Cavities and Larynx

Shy Chyi Chin, Girish Fatterpeckar, Chuan Hsiang Kao, Cheng Yu Chen, Peter M. Som

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Abstract

Localized amyloidosis is an uncommon benign disorder. The purpose of this report is to present the case of a 21-year-old man who had localized amyloidosis simultaneously involving the sinonasal cavities and the larynx. The rarer sinonasal lesion demonstrated CT findings of adjacent "fluffy" bone changes, possibly representing a new finding suggestive of this disorder. At MR imaging, the amyloid had signal intensity similar to that of skeletal muscle on T1- and T2-weighted images. After contrast material administration, the amyloid enhanced at most minimally, but peripheral enhancement about the mass was present. The importance of this case lies in the multifocal presentation of this uncommon disorder, and the imaging findings herein may provide a new sign of this paranasal sinus disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)636-638
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume25
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Amyloidosis
Larynx
Amyloid
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Contrast Media
Skeletal Muscle
Bone and Bones

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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Chin, S. C., Fatterpeckar, G., Kao, C. H., Chen, C. Y., & Som, P. M. (2004). Amyloidosis Concurrently Involving the Sinonasal Cavities and Larynx. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 25(4), 636-638.

Amyloidosis Concurrently Involving the Sinonasal Cavities and Larynx. / Chin, Shy Chyi; Fatterpeckar, Girish; Kao, Chuan Hsiang; Chen, Cheng Yu; Som, Peter M.

In: American Journal of Neuroradiology, Vol. 25, No. 4, 04.2004, p. 636-638.

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Chin, SC, Fatterpeckar, G, Kao, CH, Chen, CY & Som, PM 2004, 'Amyloidosis Concurrently Involving the Sinonasal Cavities and Larynx', American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 636-638.
Chin, Shy Chyi ; Fatterpeckar, Girish ; Kao, Chuan Hsiang ; Chen, Cheng Yu ; Som, Peter M. / Amyloidosis Concurrently Involving the Sinonasal Cavities and Larynx. In: American Journal of Neuroradiology. 2004 ; Vol. 25, No. 4. pp. 636-638.
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