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Is average lifespan shorter for a person with familial amyloidosis?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Yes

But it depends on which type of familial amyloidosis; some are relatively benign (and the risk comes from other associated diseases), others directly impact longevity.

In brief: Yes

But it depends on which type of familial amyloidosis; some are relatively benign (and the risk comes from other associated diseases), others directly impact longevity.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. C Julio Aponte
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Only if they have it

If the relative does not have have amyloidosis, life span is normal.

In brief: Only if they have it

If the relative does not have have amyloidosis, life span is normal.
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