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Amyloidosis

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Brain/cerebrum/cerebral blood vesselsbeta amyloid protein - fibril is APP (Protein is cleaved from the fibril)
Pituitary glandProlactin
Cardiac atriaAtrial natriuretic peptide
dialysis related and may present as CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROMEbeta 2 microglobulin , fibril is AB2M
ThyroidCalcitonin, fibril is ACAL
pancreatic isletsAmylin, fibril is IAPP (Islet amyloid polypeptide)
multi organ amyloid deposition in primary systemic amyloidosisImmune globulin light chains, fibril is AL
secondary systemic amyloidosis, seen with chronic inflammatory conditions. Fibrils composed of?Serum Amyloid A, fibril is AA
Heritable Transthyretin gene mutation
Age related (senile) systemicdeposition of normal wild type TRANSTHYRETIN
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