Autosomal dominant intermediate charcot-marie-tooth disease type b

An inherited degenerative disorder involving the peripheral nerves. It is caused by mutations in the genes that are responsible for the production of proteins necessary for the function and structure of the peripheral nerves. It is characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness in the feet, legs, hands, and arms and loss of sensation in the limbs.

Disease Alternative Name

charcot-marie-tooth disease
hereditary sensorimotor neuropathy
hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
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