Tracheobronchial Amyloidosis: Utilization of Radiotherapy As a Treatment Modality

Sangeetha Poovaneswaran, MRCP; Albiruni Ryan Abdul Razak, MRCPI; Hilmi Lockman, MRCP; Michael Bone, FRCP; Kenneth Pollard, FRCPath; Goudarz Mazdai, FRCR, PhD

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Medscape J Med. 2008;10(2):42 

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Abstract

Tracheobronchial amyloidosis (TBA) is a rare disease. No general consensus exists with regard to its optimal treatment, resulting in a variety of modalities used to manage this condition. In this article, we present a case of TBA treated with external beam radiation therapy with encouraging results. A brief literature review of this rare ailment is also included.

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