Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Corneal amyloidosis.
  1. J Watts and
  2. H Frank
  1. Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth.


    A 54-year-old man presented with a corneal lesion which on excision biopsy was found to be composed of amyloid. This material was presumably laid down in response to chronic irritation from the scarred lid and thus represents an example of secondary localised amyloidosis.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

    Linked Articles

    • Letter
      J. A. Bell
    • Book Review
      J P Lee