senile amyloidosis

se·nile am·y·loi·do·sis

a common form of amyloidosis in very old people, usually mild and limited to the heart or seminal vesicles.
See also: amyloidosis of aging.

se·nile am·y·loi·do·sis

(sen'il am'i-loy-dō'sis)
A common form of the disorder in very old people, usually mild and limited to the heart.
See also: amyloidosis of aging
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1,2) Most likely the patient suffered from either primary systemic (AL)-amyloidosis or from senile amyloidosis.
Of particular interest is ATTR that occurs in elderly patients as a senile amyloidosis involving primarily the heart.
While at Scripps she worked in the Molecular and Experimental Medicine Department on the molecular basis of acquired and hereditary human diseases, using a transgenic animal model to reveal candidate genes involved in the onset and penetrance of systemic senile amyloidosis.