How is AA (inflammatory) amyloidosis prevented?

Updated: Jan 08, 2021
  • Author: Jefferson R Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The use of colchicine prophylaxis in FMF has been previously mentioned, as has the need for aggressive anti-inflammatory treatment for the predisposing inflammatory disorders (see Treatment). The recent introduction of anti-inflammatory biological agents for the treatment of rheumatologic disorders may decrease the current rate of appearance of tissue AA deposition.

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