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Primary amyloidosis

Primary amyloidosis: Introduction

Primary amyloidosis: Primary amyloidosis occurs when the body produces abnormal protein fibers, which join together to form amyloid deposits in different organs, ... more about Primary amyloidosis.

Primary amyloidosis: Protein deposits with no underly cause. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Primary amyloidosis is available below.

Symptoms of Primary amyloidosis

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Causes of Primary amyloidosis

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Disease Topics Related To Primary amyloidosis

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Misdiagnosis and Primary amyloidosis

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary amyloidosis

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Clinical Trials for Primary amyloidosis

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Article Excerpts about Primary amyloidosis

Primary amyloidosis occurs when the body produces abnormal protein fibers, which join together to form amyloid deposits in different organs, including the kidneys, where they cause serious damage. Injured kidneys can't function effectively and may be unable to remove urea and other wastes from the blood. Elevated levels of these waste products can also damage the heart, lungs, brain, and digestive system. (Source: excerpt from Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

Definitions of Primary amyloidosis:

Primary amyloidosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Primary amyloidosis, or a subtype of Primary amyloidosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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