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Any of a group of diseases or conditions characterized by the formation and deposition of amyloid in various organs and tissues of the body.


(Pathology) pathol the deposition of amyloid in various tissues of the body, as occurs in certain chronic infections
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Noun1.amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism


n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.


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Alnylam Pharmaceutical announced that additional results from the APOLLO Phase 3 study of patisiran, an investigational therapeutic for the treatment of hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, will be presented at the 16th International Symposium on Amyloidosis.
M2 PHARMA-January 30, 2018-EMA Accepts Alnylam MAA for Patisiran for Treatment of Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis
It is being organised in memory of the Sinn Fein politician who died from the rare disease amyloidosis last year.
Sanofi will receive royalties based on net sales of these ATTR amyloidosis products.
The conclusion that even modestly effective preventive therapy could vastly improve the Alzheimer's outlook is especially important given another startling finding in a new mathematical modeling study by Ron Brookmeyer, PhD, and his colleagues: Right Now, they assert, almost 47 million cognitively normal people in the United States may have brain amyloidosis, the physical finding used to define preclinical Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Alnylam will obtain global development and commercialization rights to its investigational RNAi therapeutics programs for the treatment of ATTR amyloidosis, including patisiran and ALN-TTRsc02.
The explanation for this finding is that MCI is proximate to clinical AD diagnosis, and thus, the impact of delaying progression of MCI will be seen relatively quickly on AD prevalence compared to interventions that delay onset of amyloidosis or MCI.
Her medical history was significant for extranodal marginal zone lymphoma, plasma cell dyscrasia and amyloidosis diagnosed one year earlier following biopsy of a right cheek mass.
The product is intended for the treatment of adults with hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR amyloidosis).
Amyloidosis is a disorder where a homogenous eosinophilic material derived from diverse proteins, is deposited in tissues.
The objective of this pictorial essay was to illustrate the computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of abdominal involvement in systemic amyloidosis.
James Blair, 86, has amyloidosis - a condition caused by deposits of abnormal protein in tissues and organs throughout the body.