charcot-marie-tooth disease definition

  • noun:
    • a form of neuropathy that will begin between youth and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy associated with muscle tissue of fingers and lower legs; development is slow and people impacted might have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked prominent
    • a type of neuropathy that will begin between childhood and young adulthood; described as weakness and atrophy of muscles of the hands and calves; progression is sluggish and people impacted may have a standard expected life; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant

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