The Trouble with Diagnosing a Rare Disease
September 9, 2016
AL amyloidosis Awareness and Clinical Trials
AL amyloidosis impacts different organs and many of its symptoms are also common to other diseases. Many patients, like Isabelle Lousada, spent several months—her health deteriorating–going from one doctor to another and trying to get a proper diagnosis. She was in her early thirties at the time. Doctors diagnosed her with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. It wasn’t until months later that she was finally diagnosed with AL amyloidosis. Isabelle, now 52, joins us, to share her story.
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