Cranial nerve involvement in CMT disease type 1 due to early growth response 2 gene mutation.


Mutations in the gene coding for the Schwann cell transcription factor early growth response 2 (EGR2), which seems to regulate myelinogenesis and hindbrain development, have been observed in few cases of inherited neuropathy. The authors describe a unique combination of cranial nerve deficits in one member of a Charcot-Marie-Tooth 1 family carrying an EGR2… (More)


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