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Amyloidosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

Mar 14th, 2020 - Diagnosis Amyloidosis is often overlooked because the signs and symptoms can mimic those of more-common diseases. Early diagnosis can help prevent further organ damage. Precise diagnosis is important because treatment varies greatly, depending on your specific condition. Laboratory tests Your blood and urine may be analyzed for abnormal protein that can indicate amyloidosis. Depending on your s...

Amyloidosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

Mar 14th, 2020 - Amyloidosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Amyloidosis can affect many parts of your body. At Mayo Clinic, hematologists work closely with doctors who specialize in pathology, transplantation and cancer, as well as in diseases of the brain and nervous system, heart, and kidneys. Together, they make your health care experience seamless. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Amyloidosi...

Amyloidosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Mar 14th, 2020 - Overview Amyloidosis (am-uh-loi-DO-sis) is a rare disease that occurs when an abnormal protein, called amyloid, builds up in your organs and interferes with their normal function. Amyloid isn't normally found in the body, but it can be formed from several different types of protein. Organs that may be affected include the heart, kidneys, liver, spleen, nervous system and digestive tract. Some v...