Other benign tumors / conditions
Reviewer: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 June 2013, last major update April 2013
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- Amyloidosis of tongue a common finding in older individuals, isolated or part of systemic disease
- Rarely causes diffuse macroglossia or localized tumor
30 year old woman
54 year old man
Enlargement of the tongue
Fibrillar deposition is Congo Red+
Congo Red stain: apple green birefringence under polarized light
End of Oral cavity > Other benign tumors / conditions > Amyloidosis
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