Other tumors of bone
Amyloid tumor

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 October 2016, last major update June 2005

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Amyloid tumor. website. Accessed December 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Due to massive destructive deposition of AL amyloid in bone
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large, rounded deposits of amorphous eosinophilic material surrounded by giant cells
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