Mayo Clinic Laboratory and Pathology Research Roundup: January 9

The research roundup provides an overview of the past week’s research from Mayo Clinic Laboratories consultants, including featured abstracts and a complete list of published studies and reviews.

Featured Abstract

Anakinra-associated systemic amyloidosis.

To describe a 41-year-old woman with a history of neonatal onset multisystem inflammatory disease, on treatment with daily subcutaneous injections of 600 mg of recombinant interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) protein, anakinra, since the age of 28, who presented with golf-ball size nodules at the anakinra injection sites, early satiety, new onset nephrotic syndrome in the context of normal markers of systemic inflammation.

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