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A Rare Cause of Liver Failure 

A Rare Cause of Liver Failure
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A Rare Cause of Liver Failure
Author(s):

Alice Gallo de Moraes

, Sarah A. Narotzky

, and Teng Moua

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190464813.003.0004
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date: 14 October 2019

Amyloidosis is a rare, progressive, and often fatal disease that is notably difficult to diagnose because of nonspecific serologic and imaging studies during the initial stages. However, early recognition and diagnosis are crucial for treatment, which may limit and reverse organ dysfunction. The exact incidence of amyloidosis is unknown.

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