External ear tumors - benign / nonneoplastic
Amyloid nodules

Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Revised: 26 August 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Amyloid nodules. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/earamyloidnodules.html. Accessed October 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Slightly friable but not pruritic
  • Usually no other evidence of amyloidosis
Gross description
  • Small papules on concha of ear
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Amorphous material
Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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