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What is sharcot marie tooth disease.?

What is sharcot marie tooth disease.?

Neurologicaldisorder: Charcot marie tooth disease is a congenital neurological disorder. It affects 1 in 2500 people. The disease affects motor and sensory nerves. Often symptoms occur in adolescence or early adulthood. Progression is usually gradual. Pain ranges from mild to severe. ...Read more

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Tooth Disorders (Definition)

The most common tooth disorder is tooth decay. After the common cold it is the most common disease in the world. Tooth decay left untreated can lead to tooth loose, inability to eat properly, poor talking, systemic infection or even death! The best way to avoid serious consequences is regular home care and ...Read more


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What do you advise if I'm looking for charkote marie tooth disease?

What do you advise if I'm looking for charkote marie tooth disease?

Charcot-Marie : Tooth syndrome is one of the most common hereditary neurological disorders. It is motor and sensory neuropathy, affecting peripheral nerves. It is manageable, but not curable disease and has nothing to do with dentistry. See a neurologist for a final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is marie-charcot-tooth-disease?

What is marie-charcot-tooth-disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What is marie-charcot-tooth-disease?

What is marie-charcot-tooth-disease?

Often inherited: The main signs and symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size. You may also notice decreased sensation in affected areas. Foot deformities such as hammertoes and high arches are common in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Symptoms usually begin in your feet and legs, but they may eventually affect your hands and arms. Muscle weakness and loss of balance can make walking difficult. Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease typically appear in adolescence or early adulthood, but this condition can develop in midlife too. ...Read more

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What's charcot marie tooth disease?

What's charcot marie tooth disease?

Genetic Disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) disease is an inherited disorder of the peripheral nerves. Cmt and other inherited disorders are due to defects of genes for various proteins in the nerve fibers. Usually the first signs of CMT are that the child or teenager has problems with his feet. He may have ankle sprains, tripping, or appear clumsy. Special genetic tests are available to identify some types o cmt. ...Read more

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What is charcot marie tooth disease?

What is charcot marie tooth disease?

Hereditaryneuropathy: The foot of a person with charcot–marie–tooth disease. The lack of muscle, a high arch, and claw toes are signs of this genetic disease. ...Read more

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What is Charcot Marie tooth disease ?

Here is a link: with all the info: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/charcot_marie_tooth/detail_charcot_marie_tooth.htm

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What is charcot marie tooth disease?

What is  charcot marie tooth disease?

Genetic Disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) disease is an inherited disorder of the peripheral nerves. Cmt and other inherited disorders are due to defects of genes for various proteins in the nerve fibers. Usually the first signs of CMT are that the child or teenager has problems with his feet. He may have ankle sprains, tripping, or appear clumsy. Special genetic tests are available to identify some types o cmt. ...Read more

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How common is charcot-marie tooth disease?

Rare: This syndrome happens 1 in 2500 people. ...Read more

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What exactly is charcot marie tooth disease?

What exactly is charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for management. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about charcot marie tooth disease?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for management. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

What sort of disease is charcot-marie-tooth disease?

Neuropathy: Charcot-marie-tooth (cmt) comes in a few different types. They are genetic disorders that affect function of peripheral nerves and are known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies (hsmn). They are slowly progressive diseases that often start in the 1st or 2nd decade and have progressive sensory and muscle function in the legs (starting at the feet) and progress upward, affecting arms too. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for charcot marie tooth disease?

Unfortunately, no: It is inherited and can only be managed after it's onset. If you are worried about it, there is some genetic testing that can tell you if you have one or more of the 40 different genes that cause it. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is charcot marie tooth disease?

Hereditary condition: Charcot marie tooth disease is a hereditary condition that effect the nerves going to the feet, ankles, and legs. The muscles may be effected. One with this disease may have difficulty walking, may trip more.And have an unsteady gait. ...Read more

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What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

It is a neurological: hereditary disorder affecting the motor and sensory nerves usually affecting the foot and leg muscles. Please see a neurologist. ...Read more

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What is charcot-marie-tooth disease and how do I get tested for it?

See a neurologist: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are muscle weakness and decreased muscle size, considered a hereditary, neurological disorder. See a neurologist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What are the possible complications of charcot-marie-tooth disease?

What are the possible complications of charcot-marie-tooth disease?

Thankfully few: This is a group of genetic diseases of greatly varying severity that damage the longest axons in the body, resulting in weakness especially in the lower legs and feet. Only a minority of patients have significant discomfort. The disease spares all the other organ systems. ...Read more

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