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Question: amyloid deposits q step 1? Autopsy of an elderly individual who died in a nursing home with no known genetic diseases reveals small amounts of amyloid deposition in the heart. Amyloid deposition is not seen in other organs. There is no history of long-standing inflammatory disease. This type of amyloid would be most likely to be composed of which of the following proteins? A. Amyloid-associated protein B. Amyloid light chain protein C. Beta-2-amyloid protein D. Beta-2-microglobulin E. Transthyretin any help here would be appreciated...i have no idea (im just in 2nd half of 1st yr)

Answer: Thank you for the question. The diagnosis is systemic amyloidosis. (Choice B)

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