Overview

NCI Definition: A plasma cell neoplasm that secretes an abnormal immunoglobulin, which deposits in tissues and forms a beta-pleated sheet structure that binds Congo red dye with characteristic birefringence. (WHO, 2001) [1]

Disease Details

Synonyms
Immunoglobulin Light Chain Amyloidosis, AL Amyloidosis
Parent(s)
Amyloidosis
OncoTree Name
Amyloidosis
OncoTree Code
MIDDA

References

1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.