Hypertrophic Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Light and electron microscope studies of the sural nerve.


Sural nerve biopsies from 15 patients with hypertrophic Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease have been studied by light and electron microscopy. There is a considerable variation in size of onion bulbs in patients from different kinships but the appearances were similar in patients from the same kinship. Comparison of sural nerve biopsies from patients within the… (More)