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March 1980

Primary Systemic Amyloidosis: An Electron Microscopic Study of the Vitreous

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs M. Vallat and Robin), Neurology (Dr J Vallat), and Pathology (Drs Leboutet and Loubet), University of Limoges, Limoges, France.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(3):540-541. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020030536021

• We performed an electron microscopic study of the vitreous of a patient with primary systemic amyloidosis. Amyloid deposits were found using the technique previously used to differentiate amyloidosis in urinary sediments.

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