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X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2

Disease definition

X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2 is a rare, genetic, peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy characterized by an X-linked recessive inheritance pattern and the infantile- to childhood-onset of progressive, distal muscle weakness and atrophy (more prominent in the lower extremities than in the upper extremities), pes cavus, and absent tendon reflexes. Sensory impairment and intellectual disability has been reported in some individuals.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CMTX2
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G60.0
  • ICD-11: LD90.Y
  • OMIM: 302801
  • UMLS: C1844873
  • MeSH: C535302
  • GARD: 1243
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

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Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)

  • Patient-Centered Outcome Measures (PCOMs)
  • English (2023) - PROQOLIDTM
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