Autosomal recessive axonal Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease due to copper metabolism defect

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Synonyms: Autosomal recessive axonal CMT due to copper metabolism defect

A rare autosomal recessive axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by motor-predominant axonal polyneuropathy due to a defect in copper metabolism. Patients become symptomatic in infancy or childhood with subtle motor delay or regression manifesting with progressive weakness muscle wasting and absent reflexes in the lower and upper extremities. In addition vibratory sensation is mildly diminished. Involvement of the face with weakness and fasciculation of facial muscles has also been described.

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Advocacy Organizations

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.

Mississippi Metabolics Foundation

Our mission at Mississippi Metabolics Foundation (MMF) is to advocate, educate, and support families in MS affected by genetic metabolic disorders/inborn errors of metabolism (IEM's). MMF promotes initiatives and further advancements in legislation, education, research, clinical trials, studies, therapies, targeted treatments, and eventual cures for IEM’s and all rare diseases.

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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