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What is Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

What is Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

  • Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: A rare inherited condition where impaired nerve function is caused by amyloid deposits in peripheral nerves.

Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: Introduction

Types of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy:

Broader types of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy:

Who gets Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

Racial predominance for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: Portugese

What causes Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

Causes of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: see causes of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

What are the symptoms of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

Symptoms of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: see symptoms of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Onset of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: midlife

Can anyone else get Familial amyloid polyneuropathy?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Familial amyloid polyneuropathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: Neurologist, Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy.
Treatments for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: see treatments for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy
Research for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: see research for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Name and Aliases of Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Main name of condition: Familial amyloid polyneuropathy

Other names or spellings for Familial amyloid polyneuropathy:

Amyloid polyneuropathy, transthyretin related, Amyloid Neuropathies, Familial, FAP, TTR amyloid neuropathy, transthyretin amyloid neuropathy, transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy

 

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