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Primary diffuse tracheo-bronchial amyloidosis
  1. Maria L. Antunes,
  2. J. M. Vieira Da Luz
  1. Department of Chest Diseases, University of Lisbon Medical School, Portugal


    A case of diffuse tracheo-bronchial amyloidosis in a 62-year-old woman thought to have chronic bronchitis is reported. The immunological mechanism in the pathogenesis of this condition is considered and the need for bronchological investigation in chronic bronchial disorders is stressed.

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