Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis: M protein LC (immunofix) forms amyloids (congo red/apple green) that mess up organs (renal, liver, cardio, neuro, tongue, MSK)


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  • Amyloidosis
  • M protein LC (immunofix) forms amyloids (congo red/apple green) that mess up organs (renal, liver, cardio, neuro, tongue, MSK)
  • tired, wt loss, amyloid messing up organs (renal/foamy, liver, cardio, neuropathy, arthralgias)
  • large tongue (teeth marks), hepatomegaly (bleeding disorders), cardio, neuropathy (numb, pins-needles), arthralgias
  • proteinuria, renal (glomerulus stuffed with it), biopsy (congo red/ apple green), M protein LC++ (immunofix bcz it's LC, SPEP is for intact)
  • M protein LC forms amyloids that mess up organs