A systemic disorder referring to a variety of conditions where amyloid proteins are abnormally deposited in organs and/or tissues. The conditions are categorized as systemic or localized with AL (immunoglobulin light chain or primary amyloidosis) being the most popular type of systemic amyloidosis. Others include AA (secondary amyloidosis), hereditary amyloidosis, age-related amyloidosis, dialysis-related beta2-microglobulin amyloidosis among others.