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Histological beta-2-microglobulin amyloidosis 10 years after a successful renal transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8651255     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a patient successfully transplanted 10 years earlier, we confirm that wrist and shoulder bone cysts, present at the time of transplantation, remain unchanged in size and number and demonstrate, for the first time, that they still contain beta-2-microglobulin (beta2m) amyloid. Regression of beta2m amyloid deposits in bone cysts disappears, if at all, very slowly.
Authors:
M Jadoul; H Noel; J Malghem; C Galant; C van Ypersele de Strihou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0272-6386     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Kidney Dis.     Publication Date:  1996 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-07-19     Completed Date:  1996-07-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110075     Medline TA:  Am J Kidney Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  888-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amyloidosis / metabolism*,  pathology,  radiography
Bone Cysts / metabolism*,  pathology,  radiography
Humans
Kidney Transplantation*
Male
Middle Aged
Shoulder Joint
Time Factors
Wrist Joint
beta 2-Microglobulin / metabolism*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/beta 2-Microglobulin

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