Bone
Other tumors of bone
Amyloid tumor



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Revised: 17 January 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Due to massive destructive deposition of AL amyloid in bone
Gross images

Contributed by Dr. Sajna V.M. Kutty, MVR Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Rib tumor

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large, rounded deposits of amorphous eosinophilic material surrounded by giant cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Sajna V.M. Kutty, MVR Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Amyloid deposits

Apple green birefringence

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