Wild type ABeta2M amyloidosis

What is Wild type ABeta2M amyloidosis?

Dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA), is a type of amyloidosis (see this term) affecting patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), on long term dialysis characterized by the accumulation of amyloid fibrils consisting of beta 2 microglobulin (β2M) deposits in the musculoskeletal system leading to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), chronic arthropathy, cystic bone lesions, destructive osteoarthropathy, and pathologic fractures.

Other condition names

  • ABeta2Mwt amyloidosis
  • Dialysis-related amyloidosis
  • Dialysis-related arthropathy
  • Wild type ABeta2-microglobulinic amyloidosis

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Europe: 1-9 in 100,000

Age of Onset

  • Adult
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