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Amyloidosis

"Amyloidosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A group of sporadic, familial and/or inherited, degenerative, and infectious disease processes, linked by the common theme of abnormal protein folding and deposition of AMYLOID. As the amyloid deposits enlarge they displace normal tissue structures, causing disruption of function. Various signs and symptoms depend on the location and size of the deposits.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amyloidosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Amyloidosis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1998 and 2010 and 2013 and 2016
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