How do you test for amyloidosis?

Answer Amyloidosis is a rare condition where insoluble proteins produced in the bone marrow called "amyloids" collect in various organs. However, several diseases feature amyloid depositions (e.g. Alzheim... Read More »

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How do I test for amyloidosis?

Amyloidosis is defined as a rare disease that occurs when abnormal proteins called amyloids collect in your organs. These amyloids are produced by the bone marrow and then move into tissues and org... Read More »

What are the treatments for amyloidosis?

Amyloidosis is a very rare blood condition that has no cure. According to the Amyloidosis Foundation, the disease occurs when "extra-cellular insoluble protein (amyloid) fibrils accumulate in vario... Read More »

What are the causes of secondary amyloidosis?

Secondary amyloidosis occurs from a gradual accumulation of amyloid proteins in the body's soft tissues and organs that is caused by chronic infection, inflammatory disease or a malignant condition... Read More »

Has anyone suffered from cardiac-amyloidosis?

Sorry to read your dad's condition, take care of him.It is a very critical question, I am answering it as a doctor as the prognosis is poor. Sorry to write this.