amyloidosis

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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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A case with primary amyloidosis of the liver and spleen: radiologic findings.
The diagnosis of this patient is primary amyloidosis localized to larynx and tracheobronchial region without any systemic involvement.
Zeldenrust, Primary amyloidosis in Pre-existing multiple myeloma Mayo Clin Proc.
Primary amyloidosis of the ureter simulating malignancy.
In summary, this case highlights the fact that systemic primary amyloidosis can result in rapid deterioration of renal function.
population and has long been thought to be a precursor of serious diseases, such as multiple myeloma, primary amyloidosis, and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.
Abstract: Cardiac involvement is the most important prognostic factor in primary amyloidosis (AL).
In primary amyloidosis, abnormal protein production associated with plasma cell dyscrasia occurs as a first step and can lead to kidney disease.
One example would be if a medical center offered a treatment for a rare disease, such as primary amyloidosis.
Chronic bronchopulmonary disease (chronic emphysema, emphysema with bronchitis, chronic asthmatic bronchitis, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis and primary amyloidosis of the lung)
7) Although systemic amyloidosis presents a poor prognosis due to accumulation of amyloid protein in a variety of vital organs impairing their structure and function, localized primary amyloidosis carries a much better prognosis.
In the primary amyloidosis (AL), the amyloid deposit contains immunoglobulin light chains related proteins, usually occurs in conjunction with a plasma cell dyscrasia.
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.
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