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Is amyloidosis always fatal?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Amyloidosis is actually a constellation of illnesses characterized by the deposition of protein fragments in various tissues of the body.
The prognosis and treatability of the illness depends upon the type of fragments, the amount of amyloid material and the specific sites of deposition. Hope this helps.

In brief: No

Amyloidosis is actually a constellation of illnesses characterized by the deposition of protein fragments in various tissues of the body.
The prognosis and treatability of the illness depends upon the type of fragments, the amount of amyloid material and the specific sites of deposition. Hope this helps.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

While it cannot be removed, if the reason it's presence can be removed then the amyloid will not progress.

In brief: No

While it cannot be removed, if the reason it's presence can be removed then the amyloid will not progress.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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