Amyloidosis is a summary of a group of disorders of protein metabolism characterized by infiltration of amorphous
substance into the tissues. The diagnosis can rarely be made during life. It is usually manifested by defects of the
renale, cardiovascular or peripheral nervous system Heterogenity of clinical and histological classification of
amyloidosis and clinical course in comparison with autopsy findings are presented by two cases of general
amyloidosis - secondary amyloidosis of the kidneys and primary amyloidosis with a fatal prognosis.
amyloidosis, primary amyloidosis, secondary amyloidosis.