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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 annual point prevalence for adult AD was 1.4% in the occupational screening, while in the claims dataset it was 3.7%.
THERE CONTINUES TO BE a large amount of research Into atopic dermatitis (AD), and multiple topical and systemic agents are being studied for pediatric and adult AD. Some useful epidemiologic work has shown that it may have been too simplistic a perspective to think that AD in childhood always presents in early life and resolves within a few years.
The researchers found that amyloid deposition was completely reversed with sequential and increased deletion of BACE1 in an adult AD mouse model.
Most of the treatments for adult AD "cover many different arms of the immune system," and include topical steroids and immunosuppressants, he added.
In the present study, we investigated whether sweat plays a role in exacerbating adult AD symptoms and examined the extent to which sweat allergy is involved.
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.
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.
The prevalence of adult AD was highest in Italy (8.1%) and Spain (7.2%), followed by the United States (4.9%), France (3.6%), Canada (3.5%), United Kingdom (2.5%), Germany (2.2%), and Japan (2.1%).
(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.