Facial diplegia due to amyloidosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In a 61-year-old man with facial diplegia and new onset of congestive heart failure (CHF), electroneuromyography indicated diffuse axonal degeneration, but sural nerve biopsy showed mild changes and no amyloid. Four months later, after the onset of diplopia and increasing CHF, rectal biopsy demonstrated amyloid.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW; Massey, JM

Published Date

  • November 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 79 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 1458 - 1459

PubMed ID

  • 3775480

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3775480

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00007611-198611000-00037


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States