Primary amyloidosis of eye-lid

Ramaiah Chetty, G. ; Rajakumari, K. ; Reddy, C. R. R. M. (1973) Primary amyloidosis of eye-lid Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 21 (3). pp. 140-142. ISSN 0301-4738

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Amyloid may occur in the eyelid and conjunctiva where it usually presents as a painless nodular swelling. Amyloidosis is not very uncommon in this country though at one time it was thought to be uncommon. We came across recently a case of primary amyloidosis of the right upper and lower eyelids and the case is being presented because of its rarity.

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