Autosomal dominant intermediate Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type A
A rare hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by intermediate motor median nerve conduction velocities (usually between 25 and 45 m/s) and signs of both demyelination and axonal degeneration in nerve biopsies. It presents with usual clinical features of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the distal extremities distal sensory loss reduced or absent deep tendon reflexes and feet deformities) in the first to second decade of life with steady progression until the fourth decade severe progression and stabilization afterwards.
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Autosomal dominant intermediate Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type A?
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Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation
Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which mission is to increase awareness and accurate diagnosis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and related inherited neuropathies, support patients and families with critical information to improve quality of life, and fund research that will lead to treatments and cures.
To develop drugs to treat or cure CMT and to help improve the quality of life for those living with CMT.
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