Pathology – MCQ 10 – A diabetic patient is undergoing dialysis. Aspiration done around the knee joint would show?

A diabetic patient is undergoing dialysis. Aspiration done around the knee joint would show,
A. Aβ2 microglobulin
B. AA
C. AL
D. Lactoferrin

Correct answer : A. Aβ2 microglobulin

Patients undergoing long term dialysis is prone to development of amyloidosis. The type of amyloid protein that gets deposited in this condition is Aβ2 microglobulin.

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