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Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies

Disease definition

Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP) is an inherited peripheral nerve disorder characterized by recurrent mononeuropathy usually triggered by minor physical activities.

ORPHA:640

  • Synonym(s):
    • Current pressure-sensitive neuropathy
    • HNPP
    • Heterozygous microdeletion 17p11.2p12
    • Potato-grubbing palsy
    • Tomaculous neuropathy
    • Tulip-bulb digger's palsy
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: G60.0
  • OMIM: 162500
  • UMLS: C0393814
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 5221
  • MedDRA: 10069382

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