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Intracellular cardiac amyloidosis in familiar amyloid polyneuropathy of the Portuguese type
  1. M Otto,
  2. T Hansen,
  3. J Kriegsmann
  1. mike.otto{at}

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We report on a 38 year old woman of Portuguese origin with peripheral ascending polyneuropathy for several years. Her family history was positive for hereditary systemic amyloidosis. A familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy with a Portuguese type I variant (Val→Met30) of the transthyretin molecule (prealbumin) was diagnosed. In the following months, symptoms worsened, the gait became stepping, and urinary incontinence increased. In order to prevent disease …

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