Renal and gastrointestinal amyloidosis in an HIV-infected injection drug user

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  • A 30-year-old HIV-infected intravenous drug user presented with sepsis, acute renal failure, oedema, proteinuria and iron deficiency anaemia. After extensive investigation, a diagnosis of reactive systemic AA (amyloid, serum amyloid A protein) amyloidosis was made on the basis of renal, gastric and duodenal biopsies.
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  • Newey C; Odedra BJ; Standish RA; Furmali R; Edwards SG; Miller RF
  • Start Page

  • 357
  • End Page

  • 358
  • Volume

  • 18
  • Issue

  • 5