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extracellular deposits

Sunday 17 February 2019

Pathology

- extracellular deposits

    • Example : amyloidosis
    • Amyloidosis is a group of diseases in which an abnormal protein, known as amyloid fibrils, make deposits in the extracellular space.
  • Amyloidosis is not a single disease but a term for diseases that share a common feature : the extracellular deposition of pathologic insoluble fibrillar proteins in organs and tissues.

See also

- extracellular deposits
- extracellular matrix
- extracellular fluid