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==Physical Examination==
[[Physical examination]] of patients withamyloidosis is usually remarkable for waxy thickening, [[easy bruising]], [[purpura]], [[macroglossia]], [[parotid gland]] and [[submandibular gland]] enlargement, [[edema]], [[numbness]] and [[paresthesia]].<ref name="pmid267192344">{{cite journal |vauthors=Wechalekar AD, Gillmore JD, Hawkins PN |title=Systemic amyloidosis |journal=Lancet |volume=387 |issue=10038 |pages=2641–2654 |date=June 2016 |pmid=26719234 |doi=10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01274-X |url=}}</ref><ref name="pmid14660909">{{cite journal |vauthors=Pribitkin E, Friedman O, O'Hara B, Cunnane MF, Levi D, Rosen M, Keane WM, Sataloff RT |title=Amyloidosis of the upper aerodigestive tract |journal=Laryngoscope |volume=113 |issue=12 |pages=2095–101 |date=December 2003 |pmid=14660909 |doi=10.1097/00005537-200312000-00007 |url=}}</ref><ref name="pmid23239211">{{cite journal |vauthors=Shin SC, Robinson-Papp J |title=Amyloid neuropathies |journal=Mt. Sinai J. Med. |volume=79 |issue=6 |pages=733–48 |date=2012 |pmid=23239211 |pmc=3531896 |doi=10.1002/msj.21352 |url=}}</ref><br />
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[[Physical examination]] of patients with amyloidosis is usually remarkable for waxy thickening, [[easy bruising]], [[purpura]], [[macroglossia]], [[parotid gland]] and [[submandibular gland]] enlargement, [[edema]], [[numbness]] and [[paresthesia]].<ref name="pmid267192344">{{cite journal |vauthors=Wechalekar AD, Gillmore JD, Hawkins PN |title=Systemic amyloidosis |journal=Lancet |volume=387 |issue=10038 |pages=2641–2654 |date=June 2016 |pmid=26719234 |doi=10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01274-X |url=}}</ref><ref name="pmid14660909">{{cite journal |vauthors=Pribitkin E, Friedman O, O'Hara B, Cunnane MF, Levi D, Rosen M, Keane WM, Sataloff RT |title=Amyloidosis of the upper aerodigestive tract |journal=Laryngoscope |volume=113 |issue=12 |pages=2095–101 |date=December 2003 |pmid=14660909 |doi=10.1097/00005537-200312000-00007 |url=}}</ref><ref name="pmid23239211">{{cite journal |vauthors=Shin SC, Robinson-Papp J |title=Amyloid neuropathies |journal=Mt. Sinai J. Med. |volume=79 |issue=6 |pages=733–48 |date=2012 |pmid=23239211 |pmc=3531896 |doi=10.1002/msj.21352 |url=}}</ref><br />
 
===Appearance of the Patient===
 
===Appearance of the Patient===
 
*Patients with amyloidosis usually appear normal.
 
*Patients with amyloidosis usually appear normal.

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Jesus Rosario Hernandez, M.D. [2]

Overview

Common findings in amyloidosis include waxy thickening, easy bruising, purpura, macroglossia, parotid gland and submandibular gland enlargement, edema, numbness and paresthesia.

Physical Examination

Physical examination of patients with amyloidosis is usually remarkable for waxy thickening, easy bruising, purpura, macroglossia, parotid gland and submandibular gland enlargement, edema, numbness and paresthesia.[1][2][3]

Appearance of the Patient

  • Patients with amyloidosis usually appear normal.

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Neck

  • Neck examination of patients with amyloidosis is usually normal.

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  • Back examination of patients with amyloidosis is usually normal.

Genitourinary

  • Genitourinary examination of patients with amyloidosis is usually normal.

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Macular Amyloidosis

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References

  1. Wechalekar AD, Gillmore JD, Hawkins PN (June 2016). "Systemic amyloidosis". Lancet. 387 (10038): 2641–2654. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)01274-X. PMID 26719234.
  2. Pribitkin E, Friedman O, O'Hara B, Cunnane MF, Levi D, Rosen M, Keane WM, Sataloff RT (December 2003). "Amyloidosis of the upper aerodigestive tract". Laryngoscope. 113 (12): 2095–101. doi:10.1097/00005537-200312000-00007. PMID 14660909.
  3. Shin SC, Robinson-Papp J (2012). "Amyloid neuropathies". Mt. Sinai J. Med. 79 (6): 733–48. doi:10.1002/msj.21352. PMC 3531896. PMID 23239211.



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