amyloidosis

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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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Intractable diarrhoea associated with secondary amyloidosis in rheumatoid arthritis.
Kidney involvement is a prominent result in systemic amyloidosis and almost 50% of the patients with secondary amyloidosis die of renal failure (8).
sup][9] Secondary amyloidosis patients require more aggressive treatment of the underlying inflammatory disease to achieve an SAA level of <4 mg/L.
The total time interval between diagnosis of TB (predisposing illness) and development of secondary amyloidosis may be a few months, and it may vary from 2 months to 7 years (mean, 27 months).
There has been a considerable disagreement among various investigators on the incidence of secondary amyloidosis complicating FMF.
The results came back positive and the patient was diagnosed with FMF with the development of secondary amyloidosis of the kidney.
Many patients experience secondary amyloidosis, in which a protein buildup in various organs and tissues can impede their functions.
We were able to rule out secondary amyloidosis because the patient had no underlying chronic disease that is usually associated with amyloidosis.
The Company has to date advanced three drug candidates to clinical trials: Alzhemed(TM), for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Fibrillex(TM), for the orphan disease Secondary Amyloidosis, and Cerebril(TM), for Hemorrhagic Stroke.
7) This represents the coexistence of two separate but overlapping diseases of the plasma cell and shouldn't be wrongly labelled as multiple myeloma with secondary amyloidosis.
Some are believed to be related to the CD itself (proximal tubular dysfunction, secondary amyloidosis, calcium oxalate stones, tubular proteinuria with normal renal function, and TIN), some are related to drug complications (TIN), and some rare conditions may be coincidental (IgA nephropathy, IgM nephropathy, minimal-change glomerulonephritis, membranous glomerulonephritis, antiglomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and crescentic glomerulonephritis).
Secondary amyloidosis most often arises as a complication of an underlying chronic inflammatory disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn disease, tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and chronic osteomyelitis.
Secondary amyloidosis is a process which can result from various chronic inflammatory reactions, which leads to amyloid deposits in several tissues.
Clinically, primary amyloidosis is distinguishable from secondary amyloidosis.