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Amyloid tumour of the rectum.

Authors
  • A Senapati
  • C Fletcher
  • M I Bultitude
  • B T Jackson
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1995
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Biology
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Abstract

Systemic amyloidosis results in diffuse deposition of amyloid proteins in various organs. Localized deposits in the form of nodules also occur but are rare in the gastrointestinal tract. A localized amyloid deposit in the rectum that was clinically indistinguishable from carcinoma of the rectum or prostate is described.

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