International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Malaysia | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019

A Rare Case of Spinal Amyloidoma: Case Report and Review of Literature

Azrul Azmi | Dzulkarnain Amir [4] | Nur Azlin Zainal Abidin [2] | Fazir Mohamad [4]

Abstract: Amyloidosis is accumulation of abnormal protein in tissue which can virtually affect any organ in the body. Large collection of amyloidosis in spine is called spine amyloidoma. We report a case of spine amyloidoma which cause bilateral lower limb neurological deficit and thoracic vertebral erosion. Investigations including imaging and tissue biopsy were helpful in establishing diagnosis. Localized resection and spinal stabilization surgery has good clinical outcome.

Keywords: spine, amyloidoma, amyloidosis, vertebral erosion

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,

Pages: 1231 - 1234

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