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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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Based on the clinical picture and the study results, a diagnosis of primary amyloidosis was made.
In summary, this case highlights the fact that systemic primary amyloidosis can result in rapid deterioration of renal function.
The incidence of primary amyloidosis is 5 to 12 patients per million person years; it is uncommonly encountered in clinical practice and is often misdiagnosed due to the vague nature of symptoms.
Primary amyloidosis of the external auditory canal: Case report, J Laryngol Otol 1994; 108(1):49-50.
When viewed in isolation, the FLC assay is clearly superior to serum immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE) for the detection of primary amyloidosis [88.
The combination of thalidomide and intermediate-dose dexamethasone is an effective but toxic treatment for patients with primary amyloidosis (AL).
A Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is the term used to denote the presence of a monoclonal protein (M-protein, myeloma protein, or paraprotein) in persons without evidence of plasma-cell myeloma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, primary amyloidosis, or related disorders.
Therefore, we declared a diagnosis of primary amyloidosis of the right external auditory canal and middle ear.
This assay, which first became commercially available in 2001, is used to diagnose and monitor light chain myeloma, primary amyloidosis, and related light chain diseases.
Primary amyloidosis typically occurs in patients >50 years of age.
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