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  • Contributors TM assessed the patient in clinic, diagnosed with GI amyloidosis and consented the patient for this publication. KJA has written the manuscript, liaised with relevant specialities, presented in local medical unit meeting and submitted for publication. CW has supervised and contributed to writing the manuscript. Images have been contributed by histopathology and cardiology (echocardiography) departments at Countess of Chester hospital. KJA and TM are responsible for the overall content as guarantors.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.