Orphanet: Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 2S

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2S

Disease definition

A rare subtype of axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by progressive distal muscle weakness and atrophy of both the lower and upper limbs, absent or reduced deep tendon reflexes, mild sensory loss, foot drop, and pes cavus leading eventually to wheelchair dependance. Some patients present with early hypotonia and delayed motor development. Scoliosis and variable autonomic disturbances may be associated.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • CMT2S
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adult, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: G60.0
  • OMIM: 616155
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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