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Abstract

Introduction

AL amyloidosis is a rare disease, with only 1200-3200 new cases in the US per year.1 Two-thirds of patients are male; presentation typically occurs after age fifty.1,2,3 Amyloid can involve the kidneys (74%), heart (60-90%), liver (27%), peripheral nervous system (22%), and carpal tunnel (20%).3 We describe an atypical presentation of AL amyloidosis and highlight the importance of recognizing this disease in patients with systemic signs.

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