This site is intended for healthcare professionals
Login | Register (NOW FREE)

Medical search

amyloidosis

FREE subscriptions for doctors and students... click here
You have 3 open access pages.

In amyloidosis, there is extracellular deposition of fibrillar protein. This may be in a localized deposition or widely distributed throughout the body.

Amyloid fibrils stain with Congo red and show apple green birefringence in polarized light.

Cytotoxic and immunosuppressive drugs have been used to treat amyloidosis, but often with poor results. Improvement may be attained by treatment of an underlying cause.

Links:

The information provided herein should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical practitioner should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Copyright 2016 Oxbridge Solutions LtdĀ®. Any distribution or duplication of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Oxbridge Solutions LtdĀ® receives funding from advertising but maintains editorial independence. GPnotebook stores small data files on your computer called cookies so that we can recognise you and provide you with the best service. If you do not want to receive cookies please do not use GPnotebook.