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Types of Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis: Types list

The list of types of Amyloidosis mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

In recent years, researchers have discovered that different kinds of proteins can form amyloid deposits and have identified several types of amyloidosis. Two of these types are closely related to kidney disease. In primary amyloidosis, abnormal protein production occurs as a first step and can lead to kidney disease. Dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA), on the other hand, is a result of kidney disease. (Source: excerpt from Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

Amyloidosis: Related Disease Topics

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