Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies

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Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies

Synonyms: Current pressure-sensitive neuropathy | HNPP | Heterozygous microdeletion 17p11.2p12 | Potato-grubbing palsy | Tomaculous neuropathy | Tulip-bulb digger's palsy

A rare neurologic disease characterized by recurrent mononeuropathies usually triggered by minor physical activities innocuous to healthy people.

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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

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