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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B

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

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B: 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 1B is inherited as an autosomal dominant pattern and involves a defect in the MPZ gene on chromosome 1. The severity of the condition is variable depending on the age of onset with severe infantile cases resulting in the inability to walk at an early age. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B is available below.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B 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 1B, or a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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  1. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 1B: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
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  6. Home Testing
 

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