Macroglossia is the abnormal enlargement of the tongue in proportion to other structures in the mouth. It can be found in cases of both AL and ATTR amyloidosis. Read more about symptoms and treatment.
As a rare disease with a wide range of symptoms, Amyloidosis can be difficult for doctors to recognize. The disease presents itself differently depending on the type of Amyloidosis and which organs are affected. Delays in diagnosis are common, and some suffer for years while seeking answers. As a result, the road to diagnosis is often too long and winding, resulting in serious consequences for patients.