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Spinal cord compression by amyloid tissue
  1. Oliver J McAnena,
  2. Michael P Feely,
  3. WF Kealy
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, the Regional Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
  2. Department of Histopathology, the Regional Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland


    Spinal cord compression by a mass of amyloid tissue arising from the thoracic vertebrae is described in a 72-year-old female. Investigations failed to provide a primary cause for this amyloid tissue.

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