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