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Article
March 1971

Secondary Amyloidosis in Ocular Leprosy

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC
From the Registry of Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and the departments of pathology and ophthalmology, the George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1971;85(3):277-279. doi:10.1001/archopht.1971.00990050279004
Abstract

Deposits of amyloid were found in three eyes obtained postmortem from leprosy patients who had died in uremia from renal amyloidosis. We believe this may be the first report of ocular involvement in secondary amyloidosis associated with leprosy.

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