Acute secondary gastrointestinal amyloidosis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.


Secondary amyloidosis is well recognized as a severe complication in the late stages of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, there have been few reported cases of secondary amyloidosis developing early during the course of RA. We here report the case of a 35-year-old woman, in whom RA who had been diagnosed 1 year before, with intractable watery diarrhea as… (More)