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Beta-2 Microglobulin Amyloidosis

  • Alan S. Cohen
  • Tsuranobu Shirahana
  • Martha Skinner
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Abstract

The frequent complications of the carpal tunnel syndrome and osteoarthropathy with long-term hemodialysis have received increasing attention in the last decade. The intimate association of amyloid deposits with these conditions has been revealed and the pathogenetic implications discussed (1–13). It has been only after the last International Symposium on Amyloidosis which was held in New York in 1984 (14) that the exact nature of the amyloid has been exploited.

Keywords

Synovial Fluid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Amyloid Deposit Amyloid Fibril 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan S. Cohen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tsuranobu Shirahana
    • 1
    • 2
  • Martha Skinner
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Arthritis Center, Boston University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Thorndike Memorial LaboratoryBoston City HospitalBostonUSA

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