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3,936 Possible Causes for Amyloidosis

  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    Intestinal motility disorders associated with diabetic neuropathy, systemic sclerosis, amyloidosis, hypothyroidism, and idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction can also impair[] […] potential underlying diseases are not amenable to treatment, but prevention of their progression may be therapeutic: Diabetic autonomic neuropathy Scleroderma Pseudoobstruction Amyloidosis[]

  • Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndrome

    She was diagnosed with renal amyloidosis at 32 years of age.[] AA amyloidosis is a complication of this syndrome. A 53-year-old man was referred to us because of lower limb edema.[] Response (Luis Bolaños): AA amyloid material is the precursor protein to secondary or reactive amyloidosis.[]

  • Muckle Wells Syndrome

    We describe a family with nephropathy and several symptoms of MWS, but no evidence of deafness or amyloidosis.[] A case of hereditary AA amyloidosis with Muckle-Wells syndrome is described.[] Renal AA amyloidosis can also be observed.[]

  • Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Amyloidosis cutis dyschromica is a rare type of primary cutaneous amyloidosis characterized by reticulate hyper-pigmentation with discrete hypopigmented macules.[] However, homozygosis for SAA1 α/α polymorphism was associated with proteinuria and amyloidosis whereas carrying the β/β polymorphism was found to be protective for amyloidosis[] MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 240 individuals consisting of 40 patients with FMF-related amyloidosis, 100 FMF patients without amyloidosis, and 100 healthy controls were[]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    Abnormalities of humoral immunity: variety of autoantibodies and circulating immune complexes may be detected and amyloidosis may develop.[] A variety of autoantibodies and circulating immune complexes may be detected, and amyloidosis may develop.[]

  • Castleman Disease

    The treatment of amyloidosis secondary to CD remains to be uncertain.[] Castleman disease treatment improves amyloidosis manifestations, as well.[] Relapses are rare. • Some patients with localized CD develop secondary amyloidosis, This protein build-up stops once the lymph node affected by CD is removed. 15.[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Tafamidis meglumine, a transthyretin (TTR) stabilizer, is effective in delaying the progression of neuropathy in TTR amyloidosis with Val30Met mutations.[] Cardiac amyloidosis can resemble HCM; symmetric LV thickening is typical of amyloidosis but also occurs in HCM, and restrictive physiology and poor compliance may be present[] […] infection that inflames the heart muscle Diabetes or other metabolic diseases, or severe obesity Diseases that can damage the heart, such as hemochromatosis, sarcoidosis, or amyloidosis[]

  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

    Classic article that outlined novel approach to the treatment of primary amyloidosis. PubMed Google Scholar 15.[] Amyloidosis is the most common cause of RCM in the United States.[] Kyle R: High-dose therapy in multiple myeloma and primary amyloidosis: an overview. Semin Oncol 1999, 26 :74–83.[]

  • Multiple Myeloma

    In general, the presentation of hepatic amyloidosis varies with minimal or no symptoms commonly seen. Hepatic amyloidosis is rarely associated with multiple myeloma.[] Systemic amyloidosis may be primary or in association with multiple myeloma and typically affecting elder adults.[] Diffuse parenchymal amyloidosis as pulmonary manifestation of MM is even rarer.[]

  • Cardiac Amyloidosis

    […] as senile cardiac amyloidosis - SCA).[] Transthyretin-derived amyloidosis accounts for 18% of all cases of cardiac amyloidosis.[] Patients with cardiac amyloidosis are usually admitted with heart failure.[]

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