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a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues

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To our knowledge, this is the first report describing significant progression of renal AL amyloidosis in patients with "successful" autologous stem-cell transplant based on the absence of detectable monoclonal protein in the serum and urine.
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.
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.
AL amyloidosis is only diagnosed in approximately six to 10 patients in the North East every year.
In this report, we describe a case of primary AL amyloidosis in a young patient with isolated kidney involvement and rapid progression to ESRD, treated successfully with melphalan and ASCT.
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.
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.
Odjick wrote that two months earlier he was diagnosed with AL amyloidosis.
Macroglossia is the pathognomonic feature of AL amyloidosis.
The family acknowledges with gratitude the never-ending dedication of the following: the physicians at Boston University Amyloid Treatment and Research Program who diagnosed Richard with AL Amyloidosis and devised a treatment program for him; Dr.
AL amyloidosis is caused by a bone marrow disorder, in which an abnormal protein, usually produced by bone marrow, deposits and accumulates in the organs of the body.