Advanced imaging called electron microscopy shows how amyloid deposits (labeled A) infiltrate normal heart muscle (labeled H).

Amyloid fibrils make the heart's walls appear thicker when they accumulate in the heart. Notice how much thicker the wall is in the patient with amyloidosis (right) compared with a normal heart (left) in these ultrasound images.

These amyloid deposits are in the kidneys. The entire filtering apparatus pictured here is flooded with amyloid deposits.

These amyloid deposits are in the esophagus of a patient with amyloidosis.

This patient has amyloid deposits in the lip and tongue. Note the scalloped appearance of the tongue in which indentations are present on both sides (arrows). The indentations occur because the enlarged tongue constantly presses against the upper teeth.

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