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Truncal sensory polyneuropathy in light-chain amyloidosis
  1. Antonia J Clarke1,2,
  2. Antonia S Carroll2,3,
  3. Christian Bryant2,4,
  4. Gabor M Halmagyi1,2
  1. 1Department of Neurology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Westmead Amyloidosis Centre, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
  4. 4Institute of Haematology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Antonia J Clarke, Department of Neurology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia; antonia.clarke{at}sydney.edu.au

Abstract

We describe a case of truncal sensory polyneuropathy in a patient with light-chain amyloidosis. We highlight the clinical signs and differential diagnoses related to the presentation.

  • NEUROPATHY
  • AMYLOID

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  • Contributors AJC drafted the manuscript, sought patient consent and captured the patient photographs. ASC edited the manuscript and provided the neurophysiology results. CB edited the manuscript. GMH conceptualised the case and edited the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed by Mary Reilly, London, UK and Kathryn Brennan, Glasgow, UK.

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