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Medical Term:

secondary amyloidosis


Definition: amyloidosis occurring in association with another chronic inflammatory disease; organs chiefly involved are the liver, spleen, and kidneys, and the adrenal glands less frequently.

Synonym(s): AA amyloidosis, reactive systemic amyloidosis

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