Overview of Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies.

  title={Overview of Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies.},
  author={Philip F Chance},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  volume={883 1},
Hereditary neuropathy with liability to recurrent pressure-sensitive palsies (HNPP; also called tomaculous neuropathy) is an autosomal dominant disorder that produces an episodic, recurrent demyelinating neuropathy. HNPP generally develops during adolescence, and may cause attacks of numbness, muscular weakness, and atrophy. Peroneal palsies, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and other entrapment neuropathies are frequent manifestations of this disorder. Motor and sensory nerve conduction velocities may… CONTINUE READING


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