Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 13 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Amyloidosis[TI] small bowel[mh] full text[sb]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
Page views in 2018: 264
Page views in 2019 to date: 292
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Amyloidosis. website. Accessed November 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare in duodenum (Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2012;5:46)
  • Typically diagnosed with rectal biopsy that includes submucosa
  • Primary: GI involvement in 70% of cases, amyloid in blood vessel walls and muscularis propria
  • Secondary: GI involvement in 50% of cases, often deposits in blood vessel walls in lamina propria
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

Amyloidosis of duodenum

Back to top