FAP Shows Wide Genetic and Clinical Variety in Chinese Patients, Study Finds

FAP Shows Wide Genetic and Clinical Variety in Chinese Patients, Study Finds

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FAP Shows Wide Genetic and Clinical Variety in Chinese Patients, Study Finds

Chinese patients with hereditary transthyretin (ATTR) amyloidosis, also known as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), have highly variable genetic and clinical profiles, a retrospective study has found. Yet, according to study findings, Val30Met remains the most common genetic mutation associated with the disease in China. The study “Hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis in mainland China: a unicentric retrospective study,” was published in the journal Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. FAP is caused by mutations in the TTR…

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