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  • This case report concerns a patient who presented a diagnostic problem of cardiomegaly and myocardial failure of unknown etiology and in whom the outstanding pathologic finding at autopsy was primary systemic amyloidosis with marked cardiac involvement. (annals.org)
  • For previously reported cases (approximately 100) and reviews of the literature of primary systemic amyloidosis, 1-14 we found no report of similar bone marrow findings though Snapper, Turner and Moscovitz 15 have reported Russell bodies in the bone marrow in atypical amyloidosis accompanying multiple myeloma. (annals.org)