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ABeta amyloidosis, Arctic type

Disease definition

Hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis (HCHWA), Arctic type is a form of HCHWA (see this term) characterized by an age of onset of 54-61 years and progressive Alzheimer's disease-like dementia, without intracerebral hemorrhages.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • ABetaE22G amyloidosis
    • HCHWA, Arctic type
    • Hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, Arctic type
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: E85.4+  I68.0*
  • OMIM: 605714
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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