Rapid development of renal failure secondary to AA-type amyloidosis in a patient with polymyalgia rheumatica.

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Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a common chronic inflammatory disorder affecting patients over the age of 50. Renal involvement in PMR is extremely rare and very few cases of AA amyloidosis secondary to PMR have been described in literature. We present a case of a patient with history PMR who developed nephrotic range proteinuria and rapidly deteriorating… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-6686.2010.00200.x

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@article{Javaid2010RapidDO, title={Rapid development of renal failure secondary to AA-type amyloidosis in a patient with polymyalgia rheumatica.}, author={Muhammad Masoom Javaid and Manivarma Kamalanathan and Sui Phin Kon}, journal={Journal of renal care}, year={2010}, volume={36 4}, pages={199-202} }