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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Biopsy: Amyloid oasis is confirmed by a positive tissue biopsy.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Multiple ways: People with chronic inflammatory conditions, e.g., chronic osteomyelitis, crohn's disease; patients with multiple myeloma; some with hereditary disord ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Variable: Black eyes, vascular fraility, kidney damage, breathing difficulty, neurologic damage, airway damage. There are a variety of patterns.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Biopsy: Clinical suspicion and biopsy of the suspected organs, followed by examination of the tissue by a pathologist is usually needed to establish a diagnos ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Amyloidosis: Amyloidosis refers to a variety of conditions whereby the body produces "bad proteins", denoted as amyloid proteins, which are abnormally deposited in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Primary amyloidosis: It depends on the type of amyloidosis. Primary systemic amyloidosis can be treated with chemotherapy. Secondary amyloidosis requires treating the in ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on what: Organ(s) are affected. Amyloidosis affects multiple organs, e.g., liver, kidney, heart, skin, spleen, GI tract etc. And the symptoms are due to poor ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Amyloidosis is a risk factor for:: Gastroparesis, Mitral stenosis, Trigger finger.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Amyloidosis is actually a constellation of illnesses characterized by the deposition of protein fragments in various tissues of the body. The prognos ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and no: Amyloidosis is the deposition of fibrils of proteins that have been produced by a variety of causes. The causes can be infectious inflammatory or neo ... Read More
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