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What does FFI mean in medical terms?

Last Updated: 9th May, 2020

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Medical Definition of FFI
FFI: Fatal familial insomnia.

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In respect to this, what does FFI mean?

foreign financial institution

Likewise, what does FFL mean in medical terms? FEES: flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing. FFF: Fibula free flap. FFL: flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy. FMTE: full mouth tooth extraction. FOM: floor of mouth.

Similarly, you may ask, what is the full form of FFI?

Fatal familial Insomnia (FFI) is a Prion disease, a rare form of CJD.

How do you test for FFI?

Genetic testing can confirm the diagnosis, but in the United States is only available if the person meets one of the following three criteria:

  1. Family history of FFI.
  2. Abnormal sleep study or PET scan (consistent with strong suspicion of FFI)

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