Familial amyloid polyneuropathy: Report of a family

F. Giangaspero, F. Salvi, C. Ceccarelli, G. Ambrosetto, E. Govoni, C. A. Tassinari

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We report an Italian family affected by familial amyloid polyneuropathy. In two siblings, the diagnosis was confirmed by skin biopsy which revealed an unusual involvement of cutaneous nerves. Immunohistochemical studies confirmed the presence of prealbumin in the amyloid deposits.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-110
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Neuropathology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Neuroscience(all)


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