Localized amyloidosis of the urethra: diagnostic implications and management.


Journal Article

Localized amyloidosis of the urethra is a rare pathological entity that may resemble neoplastic disease. Biopsy is required to make the appropriate diagnosis. Although localized therapy is available for obstructing, symptomatic lesions, asymptomatic lesions may be followed with conservative management and spontaneous regression has been reported. In addition, an appropriate medical evaluation should be performed to determine the presence of systemic amyloidosis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brown, RD; Mulhollan, JA; Childers, JH; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • December 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 140 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1536 - 1538

PubMed ID

  • 3193532

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3193532

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-5347(17)42099-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States