Amyloidosis of the Tongue

Authors: R. Lenert;  P. Komínek;  I. Švarcová *;  V. Hořava *
Authors‘ workplace: ORL oddělení Nemocnice Frýdek-Místek, prim. MUDr. P. KomínekOddělení patologie Nemocnice Frýdek-Místek, prim. MUDr. V. Hořava *
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, , 1999, No. 1, pp. 43-45.


Amyloidosis is a disorder of the protein metabolism characterized by abnormalextracellular deposition of protein masses with a fibrillar structure. The authors describe a case ofcombined diffuse primary amyloidosis with the main manifestations in the region of the tonguewhich imitated a malignant tumour, and draw attention to the pitfalls of diagnosis.

Key words:
amyloidosis of the tongue, dysphagia.

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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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