Sleep disorders in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1.

  title={Sleep disorders in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1.},
  author={Matthias Boentert and Katharina Knop and Christine Schuhmacher and Burkhard Gess and Angelika Okegwo and Peter Young},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={85 3},
INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) have been reported in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) type 1A and axonal subtypes of CMT, respectively. The aim of this case-control study was to investigate both prevalence and severity of OSA, RLS and periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMS) in adult patients with genetically proven CMT1. PATIENTS AND METHODS 61 patients with CMT1 and 61 insomnic control subjects were matched for age, sex, and Body Mass Index… CONTINUE READING


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