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An amyloid lung
  1. W. E. Zundel,
  2. A. P. Prior1
  1. Chest Clinic, Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital, Coventry
  2. Group Pathology Laboratory, Lakin Road, Warwick

    Abstract

    A 55-year-old housewife died from an illness characterized by progressive respiratory incapacity. Changes were confined to the lungs and consisted of a diffuse infiltration by amyloid. No adequate cause was found for this amyloid, and we suggest that this is a case of primary alveolar septal amyloidosis.

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    • 1 Dr. A. P. Prior died on 2 January 1971 whilst visiting Australia

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