amyloidosis


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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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Dialysis-related amyloidosis is a chronic, progressive condition caused by the buildup in the body of a protein called beta 2-microglobulin.
3] Most cases of primary amyloidosis may be defined as amy-loid immunoglobulin light chain (AL) disease.
The patient died of chronic renal failure 17 days after the diagnosis of amyloidosis.
The resultant diagnosis was amyloidosis, atrial natriuretic factor type, in the left atrium of the heart.
Herein, we report a case involving the coexistence of beta thalassemia minor, renal amyloidosis and FMF with the E148Q heterozygous mutation in a 46-year-old male patient with sickle cell anemia (SCA) whose abdominal pains had been attributed to sickling crisis for almost 25 years.
A renal biopsy performed in July 2011 showed progressive renal amyloidosis with prominent amyloid deposits obliterating all the glomeruli (Figure 3).
Myeloma is a debilitating and incurable bone marrow cancer and amyloidosis is a non-cancerous, debilitating and incurable bone marrow disorder.
Under polarized light, Congo red staining showed the characteristic apple-green birefringence of amyloidosis.
Amyloidosis is a group of diseases caused by extracellular deposition of insoluble polymeric protein fibrils in tissues and organs.
While numerous reports of amyloidosis of the upper airway exist, localized amyloidosis of the oropharynx is exceptionally rare.
The authors present a histopathologic classification of renal amyloidosis based exclusively on glomerular involvement, evaluating it by both the pattern and the amount of glomerular amyloid deposition.