Diagnostic delay of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTRv, v for variant) prevents timely treatment and, therefore, concurs to the mortality of the disease. The aim of the present study was to explore with nerve ultrasound (US) possible red flags for early diagnosis in ATTRv patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and/or polyneuropathy and in pre-symptomatic carriers.

Nerve ultrasound in hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis: red flags and possible progression biomarkers

Obici, Laura;Mazzeo, Anna;Grandis, Marina;Bisogni, Giulia;Gemelli, Chiara;Gentile, Luca;Fabrizi, Gian Maria;Martinoli, Carlo;Padua, Luca;
2020

Abstract

Diagnostic delay of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTRv, v for variant) prevents timely treatment and, therefore, concurs to the mortality of the disease. The aim of the present study was to explore with nerve ultrasound (US) possible red flags for early diagnosis in ATTRv patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and/or polyneuropathy and in pre-symptomatic carriers.
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