Amyloidosis

@article{Hazenberg1951Amyloidosis,
  title={Amyloidosis},
  author={Bouke P. C. Hazenberg},
  journal={The Indian Medical Gazette},
  year={1951},
  volume={86},
  pages={559 - 560}
}
  • B. Hazenberg
  • Published 1 October 1933
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Indian Medical Gazette
a セ i B y l o i d diseaseis known also as lardaceousor waxy disease. The term "amyloid" is not apt, as the substancecontainsnitrogen and is more allied chemically to albumin or gelatin than to starch. It has been termed lardacein-it is not a simple degeneration product and affected organs are enlarged.It follows prolongedsuppurationin conditions of chronic sepsis, syphilis, tuberculosis of bones, joints and lungs and empyema;but it also occurs in syphilis without suppurationand in the… 
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