Fibrinogen A alpha-chain amyloidosis: report of the first case in Latin America.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Hereditary fibrinogen A alpha-chain (AFib) amyloidosis affects different organs, especially the kidneys. No case of this disease has been reported in Latin America. CASE REPORT A 52-year-old previously healthy Brazilian woman presented with a seven-month history of proteinuria in the absence of hematuria. The patient had normal blood pressure… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13506129.2012.763029

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