Nonfamilial Prealbumin-Type Amyloid Polyneuropathy

Jun Ochiai, Shozo Tobimatsu, Takuro Kobayashi, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, Tetsuo Kitaguchi, Hirokazu Furuya, Ikuo Goto, Yoshigoro Kuroiwa

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A 53-year-old man with nonfamilial prealbumin-type amyloid polyneuropathy had severe motor, sensory, and autonomic polyneuropathy, beginning at age 48 years. These clinical features closely resembled familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), but abnormal serum prealbumin levels, specific to FAP (Japanese type), were not detected by radioimmunoassay; DNA sequence for prealbumin was normal. Thus, the diagnosis of FAP was excluded. A possible diagnosis of systemic senile amyloidosis was also considered.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1294-1295
ページ数2
ジャーナルArchives of Neurology
43
12
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 1986 12
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  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Clinical Neurology

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