Secondary Amyloidosis Associated with Chronic Arthritis in Rabbits

  • Shigehisa Aoki
  • Koji Ikuta
  • Tsunemasa Nonogaki
  • Kiyokazu Nagamatsu


As the incidence of chronic infectious diseases has marked decreased due to progress of chemotherapy with antibiotics in many countries in recent years, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is now recognized as one of the commonest underlying diseases in secondary amyloidosis(1,2).


Amyloid Deposit Methyl Violet Secondary Amyloidosis Fibrillar Material Japanese White Rabbit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigehisa Aoki
    • 1
  • Koji Ikuta
    • 1
  • Tsunemasa Nonogaki
    • 1
  • Kiyokazu Nagamatsu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyAichi Medical UniversityAichiJapan

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