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What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G?

What is Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G?

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: 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 4G has an autosomal recessive form of inheritance and is a severe form of the disease. It involves a defect on Chromosome 10.

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

Types of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G:

Broader types of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G:

What causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G?

Causes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: see causes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G

What are the symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G?

Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: see symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G

Onset of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: 8-16 years

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G.
Treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G: see treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G

Name and Aliases of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G

Main name of condition: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G

Other names or spellings for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Type 4G:

CMT4G, neuropathy, hereditary motor and sensory, Russe type, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, autosomal recessive, type 4G, Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy, type 4H, Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, Russe type, HMSNR

 

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