Early cardiac involvement in senile systemic amyloidosis: a case report.


Senile systemic amyloidosis (SSA) is caused by the deposition of wild-type transthyretin (TTR)-derived amyloid fibrils. This type of amyloidosis is not rare in elderly individuals over the age of 80 and is usually detected on postmortem microscopic examination of myocardium. We report a 67-year-old male patient who was clinically diagnosed as having SSA… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13506120701815506