About the Disease
Amyloidosis is characterized by a build-up in amyloid protein in specific organs or throughout the body. It is a rare disease that affects multiple systems. Subtypes include hereditary amyloidosis, light chain amyloidosis (AL amyloidosis), and amyloid A (AA) amyloidosis (secondary amyloidosis).
Source: National Institutes of Health
ICD-10: E85.0, E85.1, E85.2, E85.3 , E85.4, E85.81, E85.82,E85.89, E85.9
Patients can receive free education and support services.
The Amyloidosis Foundation provides education and support services for patients with all types of systemic amyloidosis.