Pathology – MCQ 11 – What is the best method for confirming amyloidosis?

What is the best method for confirming amyloidosis :
A. Colonoscopy
B. Sigmoidoscopy
C. Rectal biopsy
D. Tongue biopsy

Correct answer : C. Rectal biopsy

Sensitivity for diagnosis of amyloidosis in various biopsy sites:Rectal / gingival – 80%Abdominal fat aspirate – 70-80%Bone marrow – 50%

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