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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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Despite advancements in treatment and diagnosis, the prognosis of AL amyloid cardiomyopathy remains overall poor.
"As a nurse I had heard of myeloma but had never heard of AL Amyloidosis until David was diagnosed with a low grade myeloma and an aggressive form of AL amyloid.
There is a previous report (7) of stable renal AL amyloid deposits 3 years after autologous blood stem cell transplant that caused the monoclonal proteins to become undetectable in the serum and urine.
AL amyloid is the material found in most cases of primary localized amyloidosis of the urinary tract.
A new drug, anthracycline iododoxorubicin, has been shown to bind to AL amyloid in vivo and to promote resorption.