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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease : CMT 2 , CMT 4 , and others

@inproceedings{Gondim2017CharcotMarieToothD,
  title={Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease : CMT 2 , CMT 4 , and others},
  author={Francisco A. A. Gondim},
  year={2017}
}
By Francisco de Assis Aquino Gondim MD MSc PhD (Dr. Gondim of Universidade de Federal Ceará received travel grants to attend scientific meetings from Biogen, Genzyme, Novartis, Baxter, and Aché Laboratórios.) Florian P Thomas MD MA PhD MS (Dr. Thomas, Director of the Clinical Research Unit, the National MS Society Multiple Sclerosis Center, and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Center of Excellence at St. Louis University, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.) Originally… 
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