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DNAJB2-related Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2
A rare autosomal recessive axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by adolescent or adult onset of slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the distal lower limbs progressing to involve also the upper limbs and proximal muscles, and sensory impairment. Patients present gait disturbances and loss of reflexes, at later stages loss of ambulation, dysarthria, dysphagia, facial weakness, and impairment of respiratory muscles requiring assisted ventilation.
ORPHA:443950Classification level: Disorder
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