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Amyloid Neuropathies MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Amyloid Neuropathies
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.050
C18.452.845.500.050
Unique ID
D017772
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017772
Annotation
coord IM with specific neurol dis (IM) or specific nerve (IM); /‌genet: consider also AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES, FAMILIAL
Scope Note
Disorders of the peripheral nervous system associated with the deposition of AMYLOID in nerve tissue. Familial, primary (nonfamilial), and secondary forms have been described. Some familial subtypes demonstrate an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. Clinical manifestations include sensory loss, mild weakness, autonomic dysfunction, and CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1349)
Entry Term(s)
Amyloid Neuropathy, Secondary
Amyloid Polyneuropathies
Neuropathies, Amyloid
Previous Indexing
Amyloidosis (1967-1993)
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (1967-1993)
Public MeSH Note
1994
History Note
1994
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/30
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Amyloid Neuropathies Preferred
Amyloid Neuropathy, Secondary Narrower
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