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A 69-year-old man with a history of bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome presented with a recent onset of symptomatic heart failure. Echocardiography showed severe left ventricular hypertrophy and a left ventricular ejection fraction of 40%. Looking at the picture of the patient’s arm and 99mTc-DPD scintigraphy findings, what is the most likely diagnosis?

A) Anderson-Fabry disease
B) Sarcoidosis
C) Wild-type transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTRwt)
D) Pompe disease

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P●●●●●●●a M●v
P●●●●●●●a M●v General Medicine
What is the swelling on the patients arm?
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Dr. M●●●●h B B●●●●●●●a
Dr. M●●●●h B B●●●●●●●a Homeopathic Medicine
Its a ATTrw ...its a hereditary forms of the disease (hATTR) wild-type ATTR causes problems due to the breaking apart, misfolding and deposition of amyloid protein fibrils in healthy tissue. “Wild-type” refers to this form of the disease because it is the natural form of this protein, without genetic mutation. These deposits can interfere with the heart’s normal function, by causing stiffness of the heart tissue, making it more difficult for the heart to fill, leading to heart rhythm problems and heart failure ... Read more
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Dr. M●●●●h B B●●●●●●●a
Dr. M●●●●h B B●●●●●●●a Homeopathic Medicine
Early symptoms is a carpal tunnel syndrom ...
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