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POSTOPERATIVE AMYLOIDOSIS OF TONGUE BASE; EXTREMELY RARE COMPLICATION AFTER MULTILEVEL SLEEP SURGERY
  • Ahmed Bahgat,
  • Claudio Vicini
Ahmed Bahgat
Alexandria University
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Claudio Vicini
Osped Morgagni Pietrantoni
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Abstract

This study presents a rare case of postoperative amyloidosis of the tongue base and provides a summary of the known literature of tongue amyloidosis. The diagnosis was by physical examination, radiological findings, and histopathological Congo red stain. Bone marrow biopsy the revealed “Plasma cell myeloma” as a cause.

Peer review status:Published

28 Sep 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
06 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
06 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Nov 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
16 Nov 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
18 Nov 20201st Revision Received
24 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
24 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Nov 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
24 Nov 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
24 Jan 2021Published in Clinical Case Reports. 10.1002/ccr3.3812