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Amyloidosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Amyloidosis
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.845.500
Unique ID
D000686
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000686
Annotation
coord IM with organ/dis precoord (IM); /‌genet: consider also AMYLOIDOSIS, HEREDITARY
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
QU 260.5.A5
See Also
Amyloid
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Paraproteinemias
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Amyloidosis Preferred
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