Orbital AL amyloid

Tiffany Michelle Chan, Claudia Maria Prospero Ponce, Richard Cutler Allen, Diana Bell, Andrew Go Lee

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Amyloidosis and lymphoma localized to the ocular adnexa are rare, and their presentation may resemble more common inflammatory conditions such as autoimmune disease or infection, which can protract diagnostic evaluation and delay eventual therapy. In a patient with recalcitrant facial and tooth pain and ophthalmoplegia, evaluation should include careful histopathologic analysis of biopsy specimens. We report a case of orbital AL amyloidosis associated with localized lymphoma that presented with intractable dental pain and progressed to bilateral complete ophthalmoplegia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)68-70
Number of pages3
JournalOrbit (London)
Issue number1
Early online dateApr 25 2019
StatePublished - Jan 2 2020


  • Amyloidosis
  • facial pain
  • lymphoma
  • ophthalmoplegia
  • osteomyelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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