Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type 7

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Distal hereditary motor neuropathy type 7

Synonyms: Distal spinal muscular atrophy with vocal cord paralysis | dHMN7

A rare slowly progressive genetic peripheral neuropathy characterized by distal atrophy and weakness affecting the upper limbs (with a predilection for the thenar eminence) and subsequently the lower limbs associated with uni- or bilateral vocal cord paresis leading to hoarse voice and breathing difficulties and facial weakness.

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