How is hATTR amyloidosis passed down?
Hereditary ATTR (hATTR) amyloidosis is an autosomal dominant condition—meaning each child of one parent with hATTR amyloidosis has a 50% chance of inheriting a genetic mutation that causes the condition.
How hATTR amyloidosis is inherited
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A family member may inherit the TTR gene mutation but having the mutation does not necessarily mean that he or she will develop hATTR amyloidosis.
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