A late-onset and mild form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2 caused by a novel splice-site mutation within the Mitofusin-2 gene

Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2A disease (CMT2A) caused by mutations in the Mitofusin 2 gene (Mfn2) has been shown to be an early-onset axonal neuropathy with severe clinical course in the majority of the patients. In this study we present a unique phenotype of CMT2A disease characterized by late-onset polyneuropathy with a very mild clinical course. This rare… (More)