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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

(shar-kō″mă-rē″tooth′ )

[Charcot; Pierre Marie, Fr. neurologist, 1853-1940; Howard Henry Tooth, Brit. physician, 1856-1925]
ABBR: CMT Progressive neural atrophy of muscles supplied by the peroneal nerves. There are numerous variants of the disease: some are X-linked; others are autosomal recessive. In all versions there is a defect in the myelination of peripheral nerves, causing motor deficits (such as footdrop) and loss of sensation.
SYN: SEE: peroneal muscular atrophy

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738347/all/Charcot_Marie_Tooth_disease.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738347/all/Charcot_Marie_Tooth_disease. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738347/all/Charcot_Marie_Tooth_disease
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