Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type 2

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Synonyms: Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 2 | dHMN2 | dSMA2

A rare autosomal dominant distal hereditary motor neuropathy characterized by onset of slowly progressive distal limb weakness and atrophy between the second and fifth decades of life. Sensory involvement is typically less pronounced or absent. The severity of the condition is variable and both lower and upper extremities may be involved.

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Association Aux Pas du Coeur – Côte d’ivoire

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases in Ivory Coast. Our mission is to: Raise awareness and campaign to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession to be able to make a final diagnosis and ensure continuous monitoring of patients easily.

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