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What is Amyloidosis ?

Amyloidosis is a rare systemic disease caused by deposits of amyloid protein fibrils in one or more organs, causing the organs to malfunction. There are three main types: Primary Amyloidosis (AL), Secondary Amyloidosis (AA) and Familial Amyloidosis (FAP), which is the genetic form.                                             

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My Mom who is 68

by Tammy221 published 4 months ago 6 comments

I have only been able to find limited information and I am desperate to understand this disease.

The way to fortitude

by MariaValderrama published 6 months ago 2 comments

My history with primary amyloidosis started in 2006. At that time I was retaining liquids in an exaggerated way. My legs and my stomach had duplica...