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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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024
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