- CASE FILE
My father was diagnosed with Amyloidsis or amyloid disease which is a rare disease and it's life threatening.
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
My father was diagnosed with Amyloidsis or amyloid disease which is a rare disease that most doctors have even heard of and there is currently hardly any testing been done on this disease. Amyloidosis is when an abnormal protein called amyloid builds up in your tissues and organs. When it does, it affects their shape and how they work. Amyloidosis is a serious health problem that can lead to life-threatening organ failure. He has had ten surgeries over the last few years and he has almost died on multiple occasions. He is in constant pain and this disease has hindered him from living a normal life. Since being diagnosed he has been put on disability and is unable to work.