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Synonyms for amyloid

a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch

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(pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

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resembling starch

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(d) The immunohistochemical staining with AA amyloid (x100) was negative.
The specimens from the renal pelvis and bladder showed loss of congophilic staining when treated with potassium permanganate, consistent with AA amyloid.
Primary localized AA type amyloidosis of the urinary tract is rare, with only three cases have been reported.2-4 AA amyloid has been described in association with systemic inflammatory and infectious conditions.
Classification of amyloids Designation Subunit protein AA Amyloid A A beta-2M Beta-2 microglobulin AE Calcitonin AF Transthyretin (prealbumin) AL Ig light chain kappa or lambda CAA A4 or beta IAA Atrial natriuretic factor IAPP Islet polypeptide SSA Transthyretin Designation Common name AA Secondary amyloid; familial Mediterranean fever A beta-2M Dialysis amyloid AE Medullary thyroid cancer AF Familial amyloid AL Primary amyloid; myeloma-associated amyloid CAA Cerebral amyloid IAA Atrial amyloid IAPP Amyloid of type 2 diabetes SSA Senile cardiac (systemic) amyloid Table 3.
Renal AA amyloid deposition is found in varying degrees between the glomeruli, blood vessels, and interstitium.