Aa Amyloidosis

Description

Secondary amyloidosis is a form of amyloidosis (see this term), that complicates chronic inflammatory disorders (mainly rheumatoid arthritis, see this term) and is characterized by the aggregation and deposition of amyloid fibrils composed of serum amyloid A protein, an acute phase reactant. Although spleen, suprarenal gland, liver and gut are frequent sites of amyloid deposition, the clinical picture is dominated by renal involvement.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Aa Amyloidosis

  • Hepatomegaly
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal heart morphology
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Proteinuria
  • Abnormality of the kidney
  • Malabsorption
  • Nausea
  • Nephropathy

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Incidence and onset information

Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Aa Amyloidosis Is also known as secondary amyloidosis, inflammatory amyloidosis, reactive amyloidosis.

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Aa Amyloidosis Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Familial mediterranean fever.

By Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders (Germany).

SAA1, TNFRSF1A, MEFV
Specificity
34 %
Genes
100 %
SAA1.

By Fulgent Genetics Fulgent Genetics (United States).

SAA1
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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