It is possible that the primary title of the record Charcot Marie Tooth Illness is not the name you expected. Kindly check the synonyms detailing to find the alternating name(s) and disorder class(s) covered by this record.


  • CMT
  • HSMN
  • genetic electric motor as well as physical neuropathy
  • peroneal muscle atrophy

Problem Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Charcot Marie Tooth illness is a group of problems in which the electric motor and/or physical outer nerves are affected, leading to muscle weakness as well as atrophy, in addition to sensory loss. These manifestions happen initially in the distal legs and later on in the hands. The nerve cells in people with this disorder are unable to send out electric signals properly due to problems in the nerve axon or problems in the insulation (myelin) around the axon. Particular genetics mutations accountable for the irregular feature of the peripheral nerves. Charcot Marie Tooth illness can be acquired in an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive or X-linked mode of inheritance.

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