Amyloidosis

Braund, Kyle, Day, Michael, and Squires, Richard (2008) Amyloidosis. In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Vetstream CANIS. Vetstream, UK, pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

• Pathogenesis: abnormal proteinaceous deposits accumulate within tissues.

• Signs: depend on which tissues are disrupted by amyloid accumulation.

• May be systemic or localized: kidneys often affected, also liver and spleen.

• Treatment: few options: colchicine and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) have been tried.

• Prognosis: usually progressive until death.

• Familial and sporadic forms also occur.

Item ID: 18749
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
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This is a Vetstream CANIS peer reviewed journal article that was first published online in November 2008. It is updated quarterly.

ISSN: 1757-8256
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2011 23:37
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