Which histologic findings are characteristic of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)?

Updated: Apr 07, 2020
  • Author: John O Meyerhoff, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Massive amyloid infiltration of the blood vessels and of the endothelial side of the glomerular basement membrane occurs in the kidneys. In the rectal submucosa, the amyloid is found near the blood vessels.

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