ALLMedicine™ Amyloid Neuropathy Center
Research & Reviews 27 results
The American Journal of Sports Medicine; Santos LOD, Fernandes TRMO et. al.
Apr 20th, 2021 - To review the literature and to report a clinical case with initial suspicion of pure neural leprosy and final diagnosis of amyloid neuropathy. The study was conducted in two stages. In stage one, a systematic literature review was carried out, wi...
Muscle & Nerve; Pinto MV, Dyck PJB et. al.
Jan 19th, 2021 - Amyloidosis refers to an etiologically heterogeneous group of protein misfolding diseases, pathologically characterized by extracellular amyloid fibrils producing congophillic amorphous deposits in organs and tissues, which may lead to severe orga...
Neurologic Clinics; Zeidman LA
Nov 24th, 2020 - Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a prevalent neurologic syndrome. Testing methods have emerged in recent years to better diagnose it, including autonomic tests and skin punch biopsy. SFN can present in a non-length-dependent fashion and can be mist...
Muscle & Nerve; Shouman K, Broski SM et. al.
Oct 24th, 2020 - Multiple mononeuropathy is a rare presentation of primary (AL) amyloidosis and nerve biopsy is usually needed for diagnosis. Conventional imaging is useful to identify proximal nerve involvement but may be inadequate. We report a patient with mult...
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Murakami T, Sunada Y
Nov 25th, 2019 - Transthyretin (TTR)-familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is a systemic amyloidosis caused by mutations in the TTR gene. Typically, patients initially present with sensory and autonomic symptoms, which can lead to sensory dominant polyneuropathy a...