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Why is charcot-marie disease called a tooth disease when it doesn't involve teeth?

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In brief: All in a name...

The disease is named after those who classically described it: Jean-Martin Charcot (1825–1893), his pupil Pierre Marie (1853–1940) and Howard Henry Tooth (1856–1925).
Isn't the internet great ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charcot%E2%80%93Marie%E2%80%93Tooth_disease

In brief: All in a name...

The disease is named after those who classically described it: Jean-Martin Charcot (1825–1893), his pupil Pierre Marie (1853–1940) and Howard Henry Tooth (1856–1925).
Isn't the internet great ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charcot%E2%80%93Marie%E2%80%93Tooth_disease
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