Update on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

@article{Patzk2011UpdateOC,
  title={Update on Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.},
  author={Agnes Patzk{\'o} and Michael E. Shy},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={78-88}
}
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) disease encompasses a genetically heterogeneous group of inherited neuropathies, also known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies. CMT results from mutations in more than 40 genes expressed in Schwann cells and neurons causing overlapping phenotypes. The classic CMT phenotype reflects length-dependent axonal degeneration characterized by distal sensory loss and weakness, deep tendon reflex abnormalities, and skeletal deformities. Recent articles have… CONTINUE READING
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