What is hATTR amyloidosis?

Hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis is a rare condition that affects an estimated 50,000 people worldwide.

hATTR Amyloidosis Global Prevalence Statistic

It’s part of a group of diseases called amyloidosis, which are caused by the buildup of amyloid deposits in the body. Each type of amyloidosis is caused by a different misfolded protein.

hATTR amyloidosis is one of multiple types of amyloidosis, including amyloid A (AA), wild-type ATTR amyloidosis, and amyloid light chain (AL). It's important to know which type of amyloidosis you have to determine the best plan of action.

hATTR amyloidosis can affect multiple parts of the body, including:



Digestive system

It’s more common in certain ethnicities

Although anyone can be at risk for this disease, it is more common for certain ethnicities, such as people of African American, Portuguese, Irish, Brazilian, French, Japanese, and Swedish descent.

Quote About Living with hATTR Amyloidosis
Quote About Living with hATTR Amyloidosis