Secondary systemic amyloidosis is a disorder in which abnormal proteins build up in tissues and organs. Clumps of the abnormal proteins are called amyloid deposits.
Secondary means it occurs because of another disease or situation. For example, this condition usually occurs as a result of
Systemic means body-wide. For example, a systemic disease affects the entire body.
Cardiac amyloidosis Hereditary amyloidosis Primary amyloidosis
Amyloidosis - secondary systemic
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
The exact cause of
This condition may occur with:
Ankylosing spondylitis Bronchiectasis
osteomyelitis Cystic fibrosis Hairy cell leukemia Hodgkin's disease
- Juvenile chronic arthritis
Kidney dialysis Multiple myeloma Reiter syndrome Rheumatoid arthritis Sjogren syndrome Skin abscessor long-term infection Systemic lupus erythematosus Tuberculosis