Patient Records Show ATTRv Amyloidosis Symptoms Years Before Diagnosis

Patient Records Show ATTRv Amyloidosis Symptoms Years Before Diagnosis

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Patient Records Show ATTRv Amyloidosis Symptoms Years Before Diagnosis

People with hereditary transthyretin (ATTRv) amyloidosis, which includes familial amyloid polyneuropathy, experience multiple medical issues prior to diagnosis, with potential ATTRv markers commonly appearing in the year before, according to a recent study. A better understanding of patient experiences may help speed its recognition and diagnosis. The study, “The patient journey toward a diagnosis of hereditary transthyretin (ATTRv) amyloidosis,” was published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. ATTRv’s rarity and variable symptoms affecting multiple organs…

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