Clinical and therapeutic aspects of AA amyloidosis.

  title={Clinical and therapeutic aspects of AA amyloidosis.},
  author={Bouke P. C. Hazenberg and Martin H van Rijswijk},
  journal={Bailliere's clinical rheumatology},
  volume={8 3},
Approach to the management of AA amyloidosis complicating RA. (A) In case of proteinuria or loss of renal function a rectal biopsy or a subcutaneous fat biopsy is a suitable screening method for the detection of amyloidosis. If in any doubt, try to ascertain the diagnosis by renal biopsy. Adequate staining with alkaline Congo red and preferably… CONTINUE READING