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What causes muscle wasting of the interossei in both hands and muscle waste on both feet please? Thank you

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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Charcot-Marie-Tooth

Could be charcot-marie-tooth disease.
There are other possibilities as well, so it is best to see a neurologist.

In brief: Charcot-Marie-Tooth

Could be charcot-marie-tooth disease.
There are other possibilities as well, so it is best to see a neurologist.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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Dr. Paul Gilson
Neurology
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In brief: Nerve damage

The usual causes are peripheral neuropathy related to commonly diabetes.
There are also hereditary neuropathies and neuropathies related to systemic illness as renal failure and other conective tissue diseases. If it is just in one arm or leg look to evaluate for nerve damage as in radiculopathy related to degenerative arthritis or disc disease.

In brief: Nerve damage

The usual causes are peripheral neuropathy related to commonly diabetes.
There are also hereditary neuropathies and neuropathies related to systemic illness as renal failure and other conective tissue diseases. If it is just in one arm or leg look to evaluate for nerve damage as in radiculopathy related to degenerative arthritis or disc disease.
Dr. Paul Gilson
Dr. Paul Gilson
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