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Synovial amyloid in chronic haemodialysis contains beta 2 microglobulin.
  1. F E Bruckner,
  2. M Burke,
  3. R S Pereira,
  4. A J Eisinger,
  5. M Bending,
  6. J Kwan,
  7. A K Osman,
  8. B Watson
  1. Department of Rheumatology, St George's Hospital, London.


    A case of amyloid arthropathy occurring in a patient receiving long term chronic haemodialysis treatment is reported. He was found to have raised serum beta 2 microglobulin (beta 2M). and beta 2M was detected in the synovial amyloid deposits.

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