Case Report
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. Apr 16, 2014; 6(4): 144-147
Published online Apr 16, 2014. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v6.i4.144
Figure 1
Figure 1 Small bowel biopsies with multiple immunostains confirming amyloid deposition. A: Duodenal Biopsy; Congo Red (× 20); Infiltration and expansion of the lamina propria and submucosa by amyloid deposition staining positive for Congo-Red; B: Small Bowel Biopsy; Crystal Violet (× 40); Marked acute duodenitis with blood, fibrin, and acute inflammatory exudates, suggestive of bleeding site. Crystal Violet stain positive for amyloid.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Second segment of the duodenum demonstrating notched mucosal appearance.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Colon Biopsy; Congo Red (× 40). Fragments of colonic mucosa and separate fragments of submucosa with eosinophilic material deposited around blood vessels, consistent with amyloid deposition. Congo Red stain positive.