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Dialysis-related amyloidosis is a complication of long-term chronic kidney disease (CKD) resulting in deposition of beta(2)-microglobulin (beta(2)M) amyloid in osteoarticular tissue. Clinical manifestations include destructive arthropathy, bone cysts, and fractures. Since osteolytic lesions are prominent findings around the beta(2)M deposits, we sought(More)
  • E Esser
  • 1992
Cardiovaskular and pulmonary diseases, terminal renal failure, hepatitis B and C as well as the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hemorrhagic diatheses, diabetes mellitus and hyperthyreosis are the major systemic diseases related to the practice of dentistry and require a modified treatment plan. Dental treatment during pregnancy may involve a risk for(More)