Marie-Christine Arne-Bes

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BACKGROUND Mutations in the gene encoding mitofusin 2 (MFN2) cause Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2 (CMT2), with heterogeneity concerning severity and associated clinical features. OBJECTIVE To describe MFN2 mutations and associated phenotypes in patients with hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy (HMSN). DESIGN Direct sequencing of the MFN2 gene(More)
BACKGROUND Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy type 1(FSHD1) is an autosomal dominant disorder associated with the contraction of D4Z4 less than 11 repeat units (RUs) on chromosome 4q35. Penetrance in the range of the largest alleles is poorly known. Our objective was to study the penetrance of FSHD1 in patients carrying alleles ranging between 6 to10(More)
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