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CASE REPORT

Primary Amyloidosis with Gastric Involvement

Ali Onder Karaoglu, Serkan Borazan, Adil Coşkun, İrfan Yavaşoğlu, Yavuz Yeniçerioğlu, İbrahim Meteoğlu, Mehmet Hadi Yaşa

Citation Information : Onder Karaoglu A, Borazan S, Coşkun A, Yavaşoğlu İ, Yeniçerioğlu Y, Meteoğlu İ, Hadi Yaşa M. Primary Amyloidosis with Gastric Involvement. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2014; 4 (2):107-109.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1113

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2014


Abstract

Amyloidosis can involve all the segments of the gastrointestinal system (GIS) from mouth to anal canal. We present a case of amyloidosis that is detected by gastric biopsy taken in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) performed to investigate the etiology of weight loss, nausea and vomiting. It is worth emphasizing that random gastric biopsy is important in gastric evaluations.


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