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Disease Amyloidosis

Name Amyloidosis
Synonym Amyloidoses
Definition 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.
Categories Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D000686
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Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Proteostasis Deficiencies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Amyloidosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Amyloidosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Amyloid Neuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Amyloidosis, Familial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Meretoja syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  MUCKLE-WELLS SYNDROME Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Primary amyloidosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes