Spinal multifocal amyloidosis derived from wild-type transthyretin.

  title={Spinal multifocal amyloidosis derived from wild-type transthyretin.},
  author={Takanao Sueyoshi and Mitsuharu Ueda and Akira Sei and Yohei Misumi and Toshinori Oshima and Taro Yamashita and Konen Obayashi and Satoru Shinriki and Hirofumi Jono and Makoto Shono and Yukio Ando and Hiroshi Mizuta},
  journal={Amyloid : the international journal of experimental and clinical investigation : the official journal of the International Society of Amyloidosis},
  volume={18 3},
Abstract Spinal amyloidosis can occur as a part of systemic amyloidosis or as localized amyloidomas. However, the exact pathogenesis of the spinal amyloidosis remains to be fully understood. Transthyretin (TTR) is an amyloidogenic protein causing two kinds of amyloid diseases. One is senile systemic amyloidosis (SSA), which is caused by wild-type (WT) TTR… CONTINUE READING