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Guideline of transthyretin-related hereditary amyloidosis for clinicians
Transthyretin amyloidosis is a progressive and eventually fatal disease primarily characterized by sensory, motor, and autonomic neuropathy and/or cardiomyopathy. Given its phenotypicExpand
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Diabetic neuropathy—a review
  • G. Said
  • Medicine
  • Nature Clinical Practice Neurology
  • 1 June 2007
Diabetic neuropathy is the most common neuropathy in industrialized countries, and it is associated with a wide range of clinical manifestations. The vast majority of patients with clinical diabeticExpand
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Clinicopathologic findings and prognosis of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
Objective: To evaluate the clinicopathologic features and prognostic factors of 100 patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP). Methods: Comparison of clinical and biopsyExpand
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Diagnostic pitfalls in sporadic transthyretin familial amyloid polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP)
Transthyretin familial amyloid polyneuropathies (TTR-FAPs) are autosomal dominant neuropathies of fatal outcome within 10 years after inaugural symptoms. Late diagnosis in patients who present asExpand
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HIV‐Associated Disease of the Nervous System: Review of Nomenclature and Proposal for Neuropathology‐Based Terminology
Herbert Budka 1, Clayton A. Wiley 2, Paul Kleihues 3, Juan Artigas 4, Arthur K. Asbury 5, Eun-Sook Cho 6, David R. Cornblath 7, Mauro C. Dal Canto 8, Umberto DeGirolami 9, Dennis Dickson 10, Leon G.Expand
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The course and prognostic factors of familial amyloid polyneuropathy after liver transplantation.
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) associated with mutations of the transthyretin (TTR) gene is the most common type of FAP, a devastating disease causing death within 10 years after the firstExpand
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The peripheral neuropathy of necrotizing arteritis: A clinicopathological study
We have reviewed the clinical and morphological data from 100 patients with necrotizing arteritis in muscle and/or in nerve samples taken by biopsy. The neuropathy occurred in the context of aExpand
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Nerve biopsy findings in different patterns of proximal diabetic neuropathy
Besides distal symmetrical sensory polyneuropathy (DSSP), middle‐aged diabetic patients may present with focal or multifocal neuropathies, including proximal neuropathy of the lower limbs, theExpand
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Peripheral Nerve Society Guideline * on the classification, diagnosis, investigation, and immunosuppressive therapy of non‐systemic vasculitic neuropathy: executive summary
Non‐systemic vasculitic neuropathy (NSVN) is routinely considered in the differential diagnosis of progressive axonal neuropathies, especially those with asymmetric or multifocal features. DiagnosticExpand
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Genetic study of transthyretin amyloid neuropathies: carrier risks among French and Portuguese families
Among the hereditary systemic amyloidosis, transthyretin (TTR) neuropathies (OMIM #176300) are devastating disorders with an autosomal dominant transmission, expressed mainly as a progressive fibreExpand
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