familial amyloid polyneuropathy type I

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familial amyloid polyneuropathy type I

An autosomal dominant form of hereditary amyloidosis that begins in early adulthood with rapidly progressive symmetrical sensorimotor polyneuropathy that quickly leads to incapacity. FAP I is now recognised as a permutation of transthyretin amyloidosis.