Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4B3

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4B3

Synonyms: CMT4B3 | Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with focally folded myelin

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4B3 (CMT4B3) is a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 4 characterized by a childhood onset of slowly progressing demyelinating sensorimotor neuropathy focally folded myelin sheaths in nerve biopsy reduced nerve conduction velocities (less than 38 m/s) and the typical CMT phenotype (i.e. distal muscle weakness and atrophy and sensory loss).

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Advocacy Organizations

Hunters CMT4B3 Research Foundation Inc

Hunters CMT4B3 Research Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 public charity, was founded to fund, support and advance research including the development and production of therapeutic treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 4B3 (CMT4B3) and other related inherited neuromuscular disorders. The mission of the foundation is to improve public awareness of CMT, advance education, develop gene therap

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.

Clinical Trials

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