What is the outlook (prognosis) for persons with ATTR amyloidosis?

Amyloidosis is a long term (chronic) disease. The severity of the disease depends on which organs are affected.

Early diagnosis is the key to managing the disease before it becomes advanced.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 06/02/2020.


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