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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A: Introduction

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A: CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 1A is inherited as an autosomal dominant pattern and involves the duplication of the PMP22 gene on chromosome 17. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A is available below.

Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A

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Prognosis for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A

Prognosis for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A: don't become wheelchair bound and have normal life expectancy

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A, or a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1A, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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