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Can someone have both amyloidosis and rheumatoid arthritis?

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

This combo is fortunately now rare.
Occasionally patients with long standing severe RA can get a type of amylodosis known as secondary amylodosis or saa. With early aggressive treatment of RA this serious complication is very uncommon now.

In brief: Yes

This combo is fortunately now rare.
Occasionally patients with long standing severe RA can get a type of amylodosis known as secondary amylodosis or saa. With early aggressive treatment of RA this serious complication is very uncommon now.
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

Chronic inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis can lead to the development of amyloidosis.

In brief: Yes

Chronic inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis can lead to the development of amyloidosis.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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