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    2012

Familial Mediterranean fever, an amyloid thyroid goiter and an enlarged parathyroid gland.

@article{Ori2012FamilialMF,
  title={Familial Mediterranean fever, an amyloid thyroid goiter and an enlarged parathyroid gland.},
  author={Yaacov Ori and Marisa Halpern and Rima Sadov and Raphael Feinmesser and Rawi Ramadan and Asher Korzets},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          232-3
        }
}
[a] Thyroid tissue showing extensive stromal infiltration with amyloidosis. Fatty infiltration of the stroma is evident. Some thyroid follicles are enlarged (hematoxylin & eosin, x10) s econdary (AA) amyloidosis is a dreaded complication of familial Mediterranean fever and other chronic inflammatory diseases. The deposition of AA amyloid can cause dysfunction in almost every organ. In patients with FMF1, colchicine is an efficient therapy in preventing formation, and subsequent deposition, of… CONTINUE READING

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