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Hereditary amyloidosis

Hereditary amyloidosis: Introduction

Hereditary amyloidosis: An inherited form of amyloidosis which is characterized by a build up of the protein amyloid in tissues and organs. This form of amyloidosis tends to affect mainly the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the amyloid deposits. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hereditary amyloidosis is available below.

Symptoms of Hereditary amyloidosis

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Causes of Hereditary amyloidosis

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Definitions of Hereditary amyloidosis:

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

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  1. Hereditary amyloidosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Complications

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