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Definition

A form of hereditary generalized amyloidosis. Clinical features include extensive visceral amyloid deposits, renal amyloidosis resulting in nephrotic syndrome, arterial hypertension, hepatosplenomegaly, cholestasis, petechial skin rash. There is no involvement of the nervous system.

Acronym

AMYL8

Synonyms

Amyloidosis VIII
Familial amyloid nephropathy
Familial renal amyloidosis
Familial visceral amyloidosis
German type amyloidosis
Ostertag type amyloidosis
Systemic non-neuropathic amyloidosis

Keywords

Amyloidosis

 
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