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.
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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.
To develop drugs to treat or cure CMT and to help improve the quality of life for those living with CMT.
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