paramyloidosis

paramyloidosis

 [par-am″ĭ-loi-do´sis]
accumulation of an atypical form of amyloid in tissues.

par·am·y·loi·do·sis

(par-am'ĭ-loy-dō'sis),
1. Deposition in tissues of an amyloidlike protein resembling light chains of immunoglobulins in primary amyloidosis or (particularly) in atypical amyloidosis of multiple myeloma.
2. Various hereditary amyloidoses (Portuguese amyloidosis, Indiana amyloidosis) characterized by progressive hypertrophic polyneuritis with sensory changes, ataxia, paresis, and muscle atrophy due to amyloid deposits in peripheral and visceral nerves.

paramyloidosis

A condition characterised by tissue deposition of amyloid-like material and/or amyloidosis-like clinical behaviour; it is little used in the working medical parlance.

par·am·y·loi·do·sis

(par-am'i-loy-dō'sis)
1. Deposition in tissues of an amyloidlike protein in primary amyloidosis or in atypical amyloidosis of multiple myeloma.
2. Various hereditary amyloidoses (Portuguese amyloidosis, Indiana amyloidosis) characterized by progressive hypertrophic polyneuritis with sensory changes, ataxia, paresis, and muscle atrophy due to amyloid deposits in peripheral and visceral nerves.

par·am·y·loi·do·sis

(par-am'i-loy-dō'sis)
Deposition in tissues of an amyloidlike protein resembling light chains of immunoglobulins in primary amyloidosis or in atypical amyloidosis of multiple myeloma.
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Meretoja, "Familial systemic paramyloidosis with lattice dystrophy of the cornea, progressive cranial neuropathy, skin changes and various internal symptoms.
The first draft Recommendation from Guido Viceconte (UFE, Italy) concerns the programme relative to rare diseases (Creuzfeldt Jakob's Disease, Marfan Syndrome and paramyloidosis).