Amiloidosis en los dedos

La amiloidosis es el depósito extracelular de una proteína llamada amiloide, la cual puede afectar varios órganos. El depósito de amiloide puede ser un producto secundario del envejecimiento o puede presentarse con muchas otras condiciones. En esta fotografía se puede apreciar la formación de depósitos nodulares de amiloide en los dedos.Amiloidosis en los dedos

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Last reviewed 4/14/2013 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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