Weight Loss, Other GI Symptoms, Common in FAP, Italian Study Finds

Weight Loss, Other GI Symptoms, Common in FAP, Italian Study Finds

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Weight Loss, Other GI Symptoms, Common in FAP, Italian Study Finds

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, particularly unintentional weight loss, occur frequently in people with hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis, also known as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), according to data from an Italian study. Indeed, more than 80% of the patients in this study reported experiencing at least one GI symptom, a percentage well above the 59% average for people with FAP, the data show. This finding adds to evidence that gastroenterologists can play an important role in FAP management…

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