Diagnosis



Diagnostic considerations


AL amyloidosis is a multifaceted disease that requires many considerations. Find out about the potential factors and tests for patients with suspected AL amyloidosis and how to subtype patients once a positive AL amyloid biopsy has been obtained.


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Here are the various factors and tests to consider when AL amyloidosis is suspected.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Multiple organ and tissue involvement raise suspicion of AL amyloidosis

Multiple organ and tissue involvement raise suspicion of AL amyloidosis

DPD=3,3-diphosphono-1,2-propanodicarboxylic acid; PYP=pyrophosphate; TTR=transthyretin.


Explore these diagnostic considerations for typing an AL amyloid-positive biopsy[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

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TTR=transthyretin.

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