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Table 1 Clinical classification of amyloidosis

From: Primary systemic amyloidosis initially presenting with digestive symptoms: a case report and review of the literature

Clinical classification of amyloidosis including
Systemic amyloidosis
Primary systemic amyloidosis(AL> > AH amyloid protein)
  Plasma cell dyscrasias (more common)
  Multiple myeloma-associated
Secondary systemic amyloidosis (reactive;AA amyloid protein)
  Chronic inflammation (e.g.rheumatoid arthritis)
  Chronic infection (e.g.tuberculosis)
Heredofamilial amyloidosis (various amyloid proteins)
  Familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy
  Familial Mediterranean fever
Organ-limited (localized)amyloidosis
  Primary:macular, lichen, biphasic, dyschromic, nodular
  Secondary:within skin tumors
  Medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, insulinoma, type 2 diabetes
  Alzheimer 's disease