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The first case of familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP Met30) in the Finnish population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1511998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Finnish hereditary amyloidosis-Meretoja (FAP type 4) is the predominating type of hereditary amyloidosis in the Finnish population, found in more than 200 individuals. We present a Finnish family with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP Met30), a type of amyloidosis hitherto not described in the Finnish population. Genealogical tracing back to the 18th century revealed no connections with Swedish FAP families, but introduction from Sweden is the most probable origin of the FAP Met30 gene.
U Drugge; G Holmgren; B Udd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human heredity     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0001-5652     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Hered.     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-28     Completed Date:  1992-09-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0200525     Medline TA:  Hum Hered     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Research Archives, University of Umeå, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / genetics*
Finland / epidemiology
Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathies / genetics*
Mutation / genetics
Polymerase Chain Reaction

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