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Descriptor English:   Amyloidosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Amiloidosis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Amiloidose 
Synonyms English:   Amyloidoses  
Tree Number:   C18.452.845.500
Definition English:   A group of sporadic, familial and/or inherited, degenerative, and infectious disease processes, linked by the common theme of abnormal protein folding and deposition of AMYLOID. As the amyloid deposits enlarge they displace normal tissue structures, causing disruption of function. Various signs and symptoms depend on the location and size of the deposits. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with organ/dis precoord (IM); /genet: consider also AMYLOIDOSIS, HEREDITARY
See Related English:   Amyloid
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Paraproteinemias
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   699 
Unique Identifier:   D000686 

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