Hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis.

  title={Hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis.},
  author={Sari M K Kiuru-Enari and Matti J Haltia},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
Hereditary gelsolin amyloidosis (HGA) is an autosomally dominantly inherited form of systemic amyloidosis, characterized mainly by cranial and sensory peripheral neuropathy, corneal lattice dystrophy, and cutis laxa. HGA, originally reported from Finland and now increasingly from other countries in Europe, North and South America, and Asia, may still be underdiagnosed worldwide. It is the first and so-far only known disorder caused by a gelsolin gene defect, namely a G654A or G654T mutation… CONTINUE READING
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