This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the pharynx||0000600|
|Abnormality of the voice||
|Decreased nerve conduction velocity||0000762|
Distal muscle wasting
Impaired gait[ more ]
|Impaired pain sensation||
Decreased pain sensation
Round back[ more ]
Inability to move
|Reduced tendon reflexes||0001315|
The resources below provide information about treatment options for this condition. If you have questions about which treatment is right for you, talk to your healthcare professional.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
Living with a genetic or rare disease can impact the daily lives of patients and families. These resources can help families navigate various aspects of living with a rare disease.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
Got a Great Research Idea? ‘All of Us’ Wants to Hear It!
January 18, 2018
New NCATS Rare Diseases Research Video
December 27, 2017
Rare Disease Day at NIH on March 1, 2018
December 19, 2017
CMT1A Research Breakthrough!
December 6, 2017
The following diseases are related to Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. If you have a question about any of these diseases, you can contact GARD.
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I am trying to find a doctor in my area that knows something about pain management for my disease. See answer
Is there a link between pain medication prescribed for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), such as oxycodone, and vision loss? See answer
What kind of vision loss is associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease? See 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. See answer
Can Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease cause a paralyzed vocal fold or a paralyzed laryngeal nerve? See answer