Regional differences and similarities of familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) presentation in Brazil

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Abstract

Familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) is a worldwide disease with various clinical presentations according to geographical origin of the cases. Brazil is a country of Portuguese colonization and Portuguese descendants are estimated to be more than 25 millions. The Brazilian FAP population was characterized in this text as having basically the same diseases characteristics as the most common Portuguese FAP type I patients.

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  • Amyloid
  • FAP
  • Fenotypical aspects

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  • Márcia Waddington Cruz

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