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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.
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(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
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n. amiloidosis, acumulación de amiloide en los tejidos.
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n amiloidosis f
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Among men receiving 11-beta-MNTDC, the average circulating testosterone level dropped as low as in androgen deficiency, but the participants reportedly did not experience any severe side effects.
Estrogen and androgen deficiency from menopause causes vulvovaginal and urogenital changes and a plethora of symptoms, most prominently dyspareunia.
This drop of testosterone blood levels that occurs in middle-aged and elderly males, although generally called andropause or male menopause has lately acquired a more appropriate name, androgen deficiency of the aging male (ADAM).
He presented with classic symptoms of androgen deficiency and prompt tapering of MA resolved his symptoms and normalized hormone levels, thus proving MA as the culprit for his hypogonadism rather than HIV itself.
More commonly, CAH can also be associated with androgen excess but can also be in combination with androgen deficiency. For all other causes of primary AI, all 3 zones of the adrenal cortex are usually involved by a disease process.
Diagnosis of LOH therefore requires clinical features of androgen deficiency, consistently low testosterone concentration (on at least 2 occasions) (1), and the exclusion of other causes of hypogonadism.
In Klinefelter syndrome, testosterone replacement treatment eliminates all negative effects related to androgen deficiency; however, it has no effect on fertility.
(4) A publication using the Androgen deficiency in aging questionnaire (ADAM) in a young population suggested that symptoms were associated with levels at or below 400 ng/dl.
He then highlighted the findings from Meta-Analysis of thirty studies of Androgen deficiency in men wherein 100mg of Viagra was used.
They hope that someday clinical trials will test a novel regenerative medicine approach to treat androgen deficiency in men.
(10,11,12) Androgen deficiency may lead to meibomian gland dysfunction and evaporative dry eye syndrome.
Delmas, "Increased risk of falls and increased bone resorption in elderly men with partial androgen deficiency: the MINOS study," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.

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