Autologous Attack on Amyloidosis

Gertz, Morie A.
July 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2006, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p874
Academic Journal
The article provides an overview of amyloidosis, a disease which results from the extracellular deposition of fibrillar amyloid protein. The symptoms of the disease include fatigue, edema and weight loss. It must be considered in the differential diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathies and in any patient presenting with nephrotic range-proteinuria and other related diseases and its diagnostic verification requires biopsy.


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