amyloidosis

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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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6-8) The most common association is systemic AL amyloidosis, (9,10) but cases of diffuse alveolar-septal amyloidosis that are caused by systemic AA, systemic wild-type ATTR, and systemic hereditary ATTR amyloidosis have also been reported (Table 2).
Assessment of cardiac function is important in the diagnostic work-up therapeutic follow-up and prognosis of AL amyloidosis as well as in the clinical management of these patients.
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.
AL amyloidosis can be diagnosed by a rectal biopsy with a sensitivity of 73% [4].
It He added: "It has been a tough year, and there is a possibility I'll be put on dialysis and need a transplant in the future" Grandfather Donald, who is married to Sharon, 56, has been told that there is no cure for AL amyloidosis and doctors still aren't sure exactly how it could affect him as the years progress.
The results revealed a lot of protein in his urine and the findings were sent to the renal unit at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, where he underwent a kidney biopsy and was later diagnosed with AL amyloidosis this year.
We foresee the use of sFLC and Hevylite tests to be important and critical diagnostic tools to clinicians in assessing multiple myeloma and AL amyloidosis and managing patients with B cell dyscrasias.
Although high dose melphalan with ASCT is an effective therapy for systemic AL amyloidosis, it is associated with high mortality.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has added AL amyloidosis to the list of presumptive service-connected diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents, including Agent Orange.
Systemic AL amyloidosis associated with multiple myeloma in a horse.
His 71-year-old wife, Madeleine, was diagnosed with AL amyloidosis, a bone marrow disorder which can cause progressive damage to organs and tissue.
AuSCT can treat AL Amyloidosis, a rare blood disorder that affects the heart, kidneys, nervous system and gastrointestinal system and results in extensive organ system impairment.
Primary AL amyloidosis occurs when the body's antibody-producing cells do not function properly and produce abnormal protein fibers known as amyloids.