Orphanet: Syndrome de microcephalie neuropathie sensitivo motrice axonale complexe

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.


Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Captcha image

Microcephaly-complex motor and sensory axonal neuropathy syndrome

Disease definition

Microcephaly-complex motor and sensory axonal neuropathy syndrome is an extremely rare subtype of hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by severe, rapidly-progressing, distal, symmetric polyneuropathy and microcephaly (which can be evident in utero) with intact cognition. Clinically it presents with delayed motor development, hypotonia, absent or reduced deep tendon reflexes, progressive muscle wasting and weakness and scoliosis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Antenatal, Neonatal, Infancy
  • ICD-10: G60.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Article for general public


The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.