SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.30 issue6Respiratory bronchilitis-associated interstitial lung diseaseInfiltration of old scars: a manifestation of sarcoidosis author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia

On-line version ISSN 1806-3756

Abstract

SILVA, Luciano Müller Corrêa da; BELLICANTA, Jamila; MARQUES, Renata Diniz  and  SILVA, Luiz Carlos Corrêa da. Tracheobronchial amyloidosis. J. bras. pneumol. [online]. 2004, vol.30, n.6, pp.581-584. ISSN 1806-3756.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S1806-37132004000600014.

Amyloidosis is a disease characterized by extracellular deposition of pathologic fibrillar protein in organs and tissues. Diffuse primary tracheobronchial amyloidosis is rare. Herein, we report a case of a male patient with diffuse tracheobronchial amyloidosis, initially diagnosed as bronchial asthma.

Keywords : Asthma [pathology]; Amyloidosis [diagnosis]; Trachea [pathology].

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English | Portuguese     · English ( pdf ) | Portuguese ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License