hepatic amyloidosis

hepatic amyloidosis

a type of primary amyloidosis in which amyloid fibrils invade the liver, causing hepatomegaly. The prognosis is grave, with many patients dying within a year.
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Diffuse low signal intensity on T2-weighted images can be an indication of diffuse involvement of hepatic amyloidosis (Fig.
Hepatic amyloidosis with light chain deposition disease--a rare association.