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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

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Other Names for this Disease
  • Autosomal dominant hereditary demyelinating motor and sensory neuropathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth disease
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth hereditary neuropathy
  • CMT
  • Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
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  • I am trying to find a doctor in my area that knows something about pain management for my disease. Click here for answer

  • Is there a link between pain medication prescribed for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), such as oxycodone, and vision loss? Click here for answer

  • What kind of vision loss is associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease? Click here for answer

  • Have you heard anything regarding experimental stem cell or gene therapy for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease? I would be interested in participating in experimental treatment.  Click here for answer

  • Can Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease cause a paralyzed vocal fold or a paralyzed laryngeal nerve? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Autosomal dominant hereditary demyelinating motor and sensory neuropathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth disease
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth hereditary neuropathy
  • CMT
  • Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.