Document Detail

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
Related Documents :
23956908 - Physiological striae atrophicae of adolescence with involvement of the upper back.
23773048 - Spouses' attachment pairings predict neuroendocrine, behavioral, and psychological resp...
25088178 - The role of oxytocin in male and female reproductive behavior.
21480908 - Aberrant asociality: how individual differences in social anhedonia illuminate the need...
23645978 - Cognitive behavioral treatment for recurrent binge eating in adolescent girls: a pilot ...
12778978 - Classifying homicide offenders and predicting their characteristics from crime scene be...
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.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / genetics*
Finland / epidemiology
Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathies / genetics*
Mutation / genetics
Polymerase Chain Reaction

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Hereditary nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia due to pyruvate kinase deficiency: a prevalence study in ...
Next Document:  A rapid method for diagnosis of the Lebanese allele in the low-density lipoprotein receptor gene.