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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 981346, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/981346
Case Report

AL Amyloidosis Complicated by Persistent Oral Bleeding

1University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND 58202, USA
2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
3Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington School of Dentistry, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

Received 1 March 2015; Accepted 23 April 2015

Academic Editor: Marie-Christine Kyrtsonis

Copyright © 2015 Luiz Antonio Liarte Marconcini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

A case of amyloid light chain (AL) amyloidosis is presented here with uncontrolled bleeding after a nonsurgical dental procedure, most likely multifactorial in nature, and consequently treated with a multidisciplinary approach.