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Amyloidosis

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Amyloid

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Disorder in which insoluble protein fibers are deposited in tissues, causing impaired function

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  • Gertz MA, Lacy MQ, Dispenzieri A (1999) Amyloidosis: recognition, confirmation, prognosis, and therapy. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 74(5):490–494

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(2004). Amyloidosis. In: Levine, N., Levine, C.C. (eds) Dermatology Therapy. A to Z Essentials. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-29668-9_191

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  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-29668-9_191

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-540-00864-4

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