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What sort of problem is amyloidosis?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Protein deposition
Amyloidosis refers to the deposition of a type of protein into certain organs.
There are different subtypes of amyloid proteins depending on the cause. Amyloidosis can be of hereditary, infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic types.

In brief: Protein deposition
Amyloidosis refers to the deposition of a type of protein into certain organs.
There are different subtypes of amyloid proteins depending on the cause. Amyloidosis can be of hereditary, infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic types.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Amyloidosis
Amyloidosis refers to a variety of conditions whereby the body produces "bad proteins", denoted as amyloid proteins, which are abnormally deposited in organs and/or tissues and cause harm. Symptoms vary widely depending upon the organ in which the abnormal proteins build up.
For more see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/amyloidosis.

In brief: Amyloidosis
Amyloidosis refers to a variety of conditions whereby the body produces "bad proteins", denoted as amyloid proteins, which are abnormally deposited in organs and/or tissues and cause harm. Symptoms vary widely depending upon the organ in which the abnormal proteins build up.
For more see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/amyloidosis.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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