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What is Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor?

What is Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor?

  • Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: An inherited group of neuromuscular disorders that affects the nerve cells in the spinal cord and causes weakness and wasting of the muscles in the hands and feet. The condition is generally progressive but the rate is variable. The muscles only are affected and there is no sensory impairment.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: Introduction

Types of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor:

Broader types of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor:

What causes Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor?

Causes of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: see causes of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor

What are the symptoms of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor?

Symptoms of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: see symptoms of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor

Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor.
Treatments for Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor: see treatments for Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor

Name of Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor

Main name of condition: Neuropathy, distal hereditary motor

 

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