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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease eMedicine Orthopedics

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1232386-overview

Description: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is the most common inherited neurologic disorder. CMT is characterized by inherited neuropathies without known metabolic derangements.
Synonyms and related keywords: CMT, CMT 1, CMT 2, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, HMSN, peroneal muscular atrophy, PMA, peroneal progressive muscular atrophy, peroneal muscular atrophy with thickened nerves, Hoffman disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth-Hoffman disease
Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS 2007

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Kedlaya
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Mar 20 2008
Last Modified: Thu Sep 17 2009