Published in Blood Weekly, April 22nd, 2010
"Systemic amyloidosis may involve almost any organ system in the body including regions in the head and neck; however, neck lymph node involvement is rare, with only five previous cases reported. We present the case of a primary systemic AL amyloidosis with hepatic, cervical, retroperitoneal, axillary and inguinal lymphnode localizations, unresponsive to medical therapy and treated with a surgical approach followed by autologous bone marrow transplantation," wrote V. Seccia and colleagues.
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