Autosomal recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2X

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Synonyms: ARCMT2X | Autosomal recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2 due to SPG11 mutation | CMT2X

A rare autosomal recessive axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by childhood to adult onset of slowly progressive sometimes asymmetric distal muscle weakness and atrophy as well as sensory impairment predominantly of the lower limbs. Additional common features include pes cavus kyphoscoliosis ankle contractures tremor or urogenital dysfunction. Fasciculations and proximal involvement may be seen in some cases. Patients usually remain ambulatory.

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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.

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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