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Systemic amyloidosis in a patient presenting with myopathy, peripheral oedema and proteinuria



doi: 10.5694/mja2.51667.


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Laura Bywater et al.


Med J Aust.


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Keywords:

Bone marrow diseases; Cardiomyopathies; Echocardiography; Glomerulonephritis; Heart failure; Kidney diseases; Myeloma; Ventricular dysfunction.

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