Diagnosing Light Chain Amyloidosis on Temporal Artery Biopsies for Suspected Giant Cell Arteritis

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Title Diagnosing Light Chain Amyloidosis on Temporal Artery Biopsies for Suspected Giant Cell Arteritis
Creator Rosanna A. M. Ghinai, BSc, MBChB, MRCP, DTMH, MSc, Shameem Mahmood, BSc, MB BCh BAO, MA, MRCP, FRCPath, Pinias Mukonoweshuro, MBChB, FRCPath, Sally Webber, MRCP, FRCOphth, Ashutosh D. Wechalekar, FRCP, FRCPath, DM, Sally E. Moore, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP, FRCPath
Affiliation Haematology (RG), Severn Deanery, Bristol, United Kingdom; National Amyloidosis Centre (SM, AW), University College London, London, United Kingdom; Departments of Histopathology (PM), Ophthalmology (SW), and Haematology (SM), Royal United Hospital Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
Subject Aged; Amyloidosis; Amyloidosis; Biopsy; Diagnosis, Differential; Giant Cell Arteritis; Giant Cell Arteritis; Humans; Male; Optic Neuropathy, Ischemic; Temporal Arteries
Abstract Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated optic neuropathy is rare with few reported cases, mostly involving immunocompetent patients who developed optic nerve involvement after infectious mononucleosis. We describe a unique case of a patient who developed severe bilateral EBV neuroretinitis after solid organ transplant.
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Publisher Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Date 2017-03
Type Text
Language eng
Rights Management © North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Publication Type Journal Article
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Date Created 2018-07-25
Date Modified 2020-03-12
ID 1353375
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6fv2rzk
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