Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type 5

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Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type 5

Synonyms: Distal HMN V | Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type V | Distal spinal muscular atrophy type 5 | dHMN5

A rare autosomal dominant distal hereditary motor neuropathy disease characterized by muscle weakness and wasting predominantly affecting the hands in particular the thenar and first dorsal interosseus muscles and/or marked foot deformity and gait disturbance. Sensation is normal although reduced response to vibration has been described. The disease is slowly progressive with an age of onset within the first few decades of life.

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