Organ-limited amyloidosis

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Organ-limited amyloidosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E85.4
ICD-9 277.3

Organ-limited amyloidosis is a category of amyloidosis where the distribution can be associated primarily with a single organ. It is contrasted to systemic amyloidosis, and it can be caused by several different types of amyloid.[1]

In almost all of the organ-specific pathologies, there is significant debate as to whether the amyloid plaques are the causal agent of the disease or instead a downstream consequence of a common idiopathic agent. The associated proteins are indicated in parentheses.

Neurological amyloid[edit]

Cardiovascular amyloid[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]