oa South African Medical Journal - Amyloid disease - an unusual cause of megalo-oesophagus
|Article Title||Amyloid disease - an unusual cause of megalo-oesophagus|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiology, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 1969|
|Pages||1202 - 1203|
|Keyword(s)||Amyloid disease, Case report, Megalo-oesophagus and Radiology|
The absence of long-standing chronic illness, the multi focal nature and the failure to prove a definite association with a myelomatous state suggest that this is a case of primary amyloidosis involving (so far as is known) the heart, gastrointestinal tract (oesophagus and small intestine) and the lymph node in the groin.
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