Welcome - Amyloidosis Community

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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Amyloidosis Resources

More members stories

Latest Member Stories

If I recall correctly it all started in 2011

by gonzaloriquelmegonzalez published 5 months ago

I suffer from Familial amyloid polyneuropathy or Andrade Disease. I want to find someone who tells me this disease can be stopped. I had a heart tr...


by Franck published 6 months ago

Hello everybody,
Affected or not by this disease, I ignored it, until it struck me.

Here is my story:
After a walk in the mountains in Augus...

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