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Small intestinal amyloidosis: a rare cause of diverticular disease.

Authors
  • Groisman, Gabriel M
  • Cohen, Hector I
Type
Published Article
Journal
Case reports in pathology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
2014
Pages
362835–362835
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1155/2014/362835
PMID: 25002983
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Systemic amyloidosis frequently involves the small intestine. However, its association with diverticular disease has been seldom reported to date. To draw attention to this rare but potentially harmful association, we herein present an additional case of small bowel diverticular disease associated with amyloidosis.

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