Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type 5

Get in touch with RARE Concierge.

Contact RARE Concierge

Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type 5

Synonyms: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease-pyramidal features syndrome | HMSN 5 | HMSN V | Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type V

Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type 5 is a rare axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by slowly progressive distal muscle weakness and atrophy with or without sensory loss resulting in difficulty in walking foot drop and pes cavus that may be associated with pyramidal signs (extensor plantar responses mild increase in tone brisk tendon reflexes) muscle cramps pain and spasticity.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: // Data version September 2023.

Newly diagnosed with
Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type 5?

Our RARE Concierge Services Guides are available to assist you by providing information, resources and connections as you navigate your rare disease journey.

Get Concierge Help

Advocacy Organizations

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

For a list of clinical trials in this disease area, please click here.