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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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The prevalence of adult AD was highest in Italy (8.
Most of the treatments for adult AD "cover many different arms of the immune system," and include topical steroids and immunosuppressants, he added.
1) The evidence on adult AD prevalence is less robust, with estimates ranging from 1% to 10%, depending on how AD is defined in the various studies considered.
We have proposed Chinese diagnostic criteria for adolescent and adult AD, which are simple and sensitive for diagnosis of adult/adolescent AD.
Gondles began the discussion by pointing out how ACA's Restrictive Housing Standards Adult Ad Hoc Committee, of which she and four of the panelists are members, is working to revise the association's standards for that practice.
There is little to suggest that adult AD should have a different aetiopathogenesis, except for some clinical features that differ, such as the predominant involvement of the hands and the head and neck.
The paper also highlights infectious comorbidities in adult AD and the significant psychiatric and psychological effects of AD in this population.
These include two teen advisory groups (middle and high school), an active adult ad hoc group, a community youth forum and an adaptive recreation ad hoc group.
The Weekly discontinued its adult ad section entirely, and the Observer slapped tighter content restrictions on sex trade ads.
Senators, state and city lawmakers around the country, over a dozen prominent musicians, more than a quarter of a million citizens, and others have called on Village Voice Media to exit the adult ad business.
Growth in hospitalizations was seen especially in adult AD patients, which rose from 58 million to 76 million over the decade.
He has served on ACA's Standards Committee since 2006, becoming chair of that committee in 2012, and also serves on the Restrictive Housing Standards Adult Ad Hoc Committee.