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Amyloidosis

  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

Abstract

Amyloidosis is characterized by the infiltration of tissues by amyloid proteins. Gastrointestinal involvement is common in all types of amyloidosis.

Keywords

Chemical Type Amyloid Protein Muscular Mucosa Appearance Endoscop Gastrointestinal Involvement 
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Suggested reading

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© Springer-Verlag Italia, Milano 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gay
  • J. S. Delmotte

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