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Portuguese-type amyloid neuropathy in an English family.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7465476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 31-year-old woman thought to be suffering from a psychiatric illness was found to have peripheral and autonomic neuropathy, keratoconjunctivitis sicca and vitreous opacities. Her mother had died 10 years previously, aged 42 years from an undiagnosed illness with similar features. Histological proof of amyloidosis was obtained in both cases. This is the second report of familial amyloid neuropathy in an English family.
J M Mahood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1980 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-04-21     Completed Date:  1981-04-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  658-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / genetics*
Nervous System Diseases / genetics*

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