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    Gut and Liver is an international journal of gastroenterology, focusing on the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tree, pancreas, motility, and neurogastroenterology. Gut atnd Liver delivers up-to-date, authoritative papers on both clinical and research-based topics in gastroenterology. The Journal publishes original articles, case reports, brief communications, letters to the editor and invited review articles in the field of gastroenterology. The Journal is operated by internationally renowned editorial boards and designed to provide a global opportunity to promote academic developments in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. +MORE

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    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Univ. California San Francisco
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    Robert S. Bresalier University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
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Primary Rectal Amyloidosis in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Sang Hyun Lee, Tae Oh Kim, Jung Ho Bae, Jin Hyun Park, Yun Kyung Jeon, Tae Kyung Kim, and Geun Am Song

Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea

Correspondence to: Tae Oh Kim

Gut Liver 2009;3(1):57-59. https://doi.org/10.5009/gnl.2009.3.1.57

Published online November 30, -0001, Published date March 30, 2009

Copyright © Gut and Liver.

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Amyloidosis can involve a single organ or multiple organs. The gastrointestinal tract is a common site of amyloid deposition. We report a rare case of solitary rectal amyloidosis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus who had experienced recurrent oral candidiasis for 3 months and intermittent diarrhea for 6 months. The lesion was confirmed histologically and there were no detectable amyloid lesions at other gastrointestinal sites or systemic involvement. (Gut and Liver 2009;3:57-59)

Keywords: Rectum, Amyloidosis, Human immunodeficiency virus


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Case Report

Gut and Liver 2009; 3(1): 57-59

Published online March 30, 2009 https://doi.org/10.5009/gnl.2009.3.1.57

Copyright © Gut and Liver.

Primary Rectal Amyloidosis in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Sang Hyun Lee, Tae Oh Kim, Jung Ho Bae, Jin Hyun Park, Yun Kyung Jeon, Tae Kyung Kim, and Geun Am Song

Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea

Correspondence to:Tae Oh Kim

Abstract

Amyloidosis can involve a single organ or multiple organs. The gastrointestinal tract is a common site of amyloid deposition. We report a rare case of solitary rectal amyloidosis in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus who had experienced recurrent oral candidiasis for 3 months and intermittent diarrhea for 6 months. The lesion was confirmed histologically and there were no detectable amyloid lesions at other gastrointestinal sites or systemic involvement. (Gut and Liver 2009;3:57-59)

Keywords: Rectum, Amyloidosis, Human immunodeficiency virus

Gut and Liver

Vol.18 No.4
July, 2024

pISSN 1976-2283
eISSN 2005-1212

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