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Wild type ATTR amyloidosis

Disease definition

A rare systemic amyloidosis characterized by combination of various symptoms, depending on the organ involved. Common clinical features are cardiac failure, cardiac conduction anomalies or arrhythmia, renal dysfunction, carpal tunnel syndrome and spinal canal stenosis. Histology reveals fibrillary amyloid deposition of wild type transthyretin mostly in the kidneys, heart, gastrointestinal tract, skin and tenosynovial tissue.


  • Synonym(s):
    • ATTRwt amyloidosis
    • ATTRwt-related amyloidosis
    • SSA
    • Senile systemic amyloidosis
    • Wild type ATTR-related amyloidosis
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: E85.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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