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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A: Introduction

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A: 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 4A has an autosomal recessive inheritance and involves a defect in the GDAP 1 protein gene on chromosome 8. The recessive forms of CMT tend to be more severe than the dominant form and often involve hand and foot problems as well as additional systemic symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A is available below.

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Prognosis for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A: wheelchair dependency common by end of first decade

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A 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 4A, or a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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  1. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4A: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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