Ultrasound evaluation in transthyretin-related amyloid neuropathy

Giuseppe Granata, Marco Luigetti, Daniele Coraci, Alessandra Del Grande, Angela Romano, Giulia Bisogni, Placido Bramanti, Paolo Maria Rossini, Mario Sabatelli, Luca Padua

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Abstract

Familial amyloid polyneuropathy is a rare condition caused by mutations of the transthyretin gene (TTR). We assessed the pattern of nerve ultrasound (US) abnormalities in patients with TTR-related neuropathy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-376
Number of pages5
JournalMUSCLE & NERVE
Volume50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Action Potentials
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Amyloid Neuropathies, Familial
  • Cohort Studies
  • Electromyography
  • Female
  • Heterozygote
  • Humans
  • Lower Extremity
  • Male
  • Median Nerve
  • Middle Aged
  • Mutation
  • Neural Conduction
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
  • Ulnar Nerve
  • amyloid
  • neurophysiology
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • transthyretin (TTR)
  • ultrasound

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