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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Introduction

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Charcot -- Marie -- Tooth disease (CMT) is named after its three discoverers, who first noted the disease around the turn of the century. It is the most common ... more about Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Degeneration of limb muscles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder is available below.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Complications

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Causes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Prognosis for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder

Prognosis for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder: Good. Normal life expectancy for most.

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Clinical Trials for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder

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Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

Charcot -- Marie -- Tooth disease (CMT) is named after its three discoverers, who first noted the disease around the turn of the century. It is the most common inherited peripheral neuropathy in the world, characterized by a slowly progressive degeneration of the muscles in the foot, lower leg, hand, and forearm and a mild loss of sensation in the limbs, fingers, and toes. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

NINDS Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder (CMT) is an inherited neurological disease characterized by a slowly progressive degeneration of the muscles in the foot, lower leg, hand, and forearm, and a mild loss of sensation in the limbs, fingers, and toes. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder:

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder 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 Disorder, or a subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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