Hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis—a closer look at this family condition

What is hATTR amyloidosis?

Hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis is a rare condition that affects an estimated 50,000 people worldwide. Symptoms can affect multiple parts of the body, including the nervous (nerve), cardiac (heart), and gastrointestinal (digestive) systems.

Ron Sr., living with hATTR amyloidosis

Cause and Symptoms
Learn about the causes of hATTR amyloidosis and the symptoms that individuals may experience.

A Hereditary Condition
Discover how hATTR amyloidosis is passed down through families.

Treatment
Read about treatment options for hATTR amyloidosis.

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