secondary amyloidosis

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secondary amyloidosis

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ‚am·ə‚lȯi′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Amyloidosis that usually follows chronic suppurative, inflammatory diseases, such as tuberculosis, osteomyelitis, and bronchiectasis.
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Amyloid load and clinical outcome in AA amyloidosis in relation to circulating concentration of serum amyloid A protein.
Natural history and outcome in systemic AA amyloidosis.
Serum amyloid A (SAA): biochemistry, genetics and the pathogenesis of AA amyloidosis.
Pathology, diagnosis and pathogenesis of AA amyloidosis.
KIACTA(TM) is an investigational product candidate for the treatment of AA amyloidosis.
The amyloid proved to be sensitive to potassium permanganate, characterizing it as AA amyloidosis (Fig.
Fever was found in 93 patients (97%) and AA amyloidosis in 38 (40%) of the patients.
51,52) A lack of biopsy improvement after proteinuria resolution in AA amyloidosis also has been reported.
To address this issue, an elegant "overlay technique" has been developed, in which a Congo red stain and immunohistochemistry are performed on the same slide-at least in the case of AA amyloidosis.
52,53) Although typically observed with chronic inflammatory states, such as rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis, more than 40 reported cases of AA amyloidosis are associated with RCC and demonstrate systemic involvement.
Such extracts have been shown to accelerate amyloidogenesis in experimental animal models of AA amyloidosis.