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What is Amyloidosis, Inherited?

What is Amyloidosis, Inherited?

  • Amyloidosis, Inherited: Amyloidosis is a rare group of metabolic disorders where a protein called amyloid accumulates in body organs and tissues where it can cause damage. In the inherited form, the type of amyloid involved is usually a plasma protein called transthyretin. The main parts of the body affected are the nerves, heart and kidneys.

Amyloidosis, Inherited: Introduction

Types of Amyloidosis, Inherited:

Broader types of Amyloidosis, Inherited:

How serious is Amyloidosis, Inherited?

Complications of Amyloidosis, Inherited: see complications of Amyloidosis, Inherited

What causes Amyloidosis, Inherited?

Causes of Amyloidosis, Inherited: see causes of Amyloidosis, Inherited

What are the symptoms of Amyloidosis, Inherited?

Symptoms of Amyloidosis, Inherited: see symptoms of Amyloidosis, Inherited

Complications of Amyloidosis, Inherited: see complications of Amyloidosis, Inherited

Onset of Amyloidosis, Inherited: variable - adolescence to old age

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amyloidosis, Inherited: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amyloidosis, Inherited.
Treatments for Amyloidosis, Inherited: see treatments for Amyloidosis, Inherited
Research for Amyloidosis, Inherited: see research for Amyloidosis, Inherited

Name of Amyloidosis, Inherited

Main name of condition: Amyloidosis, Inherited


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