Review article: gastrointestinal amyloidosis - clinical features, diagnosis and therapy.

@article{Petre2008ReviewAG,
  title={Review article: gastrointestinal amyloidosis - clinical features, diagnosis and therapy.},
  author={Sorin A. Petre and I A Shah and Nooman Gilani},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 11},
  pages={
          1006-16
        }
}
BACKGROUND Amyloidosis is one of the unusual diseases about which a physician may not think when it is affecting the patient. During the last three decades, there has been an enormous progress in the understanding of the chemical nature, classification, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic measures and therapy of this disorder. AIM To provide an updated review of amyloidosis affecting the gastrointestinal tract. METHODS Review of current medical literature. RESULTS Amyloid proteins… CONTINUE READING

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