The purpose of this overview is to increase the awareness of clinicians regarding Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) hereditary neuropathy, its causes, and its management. The following are the goals of this overview.
Goal 1: Describe the clinical characteristics of CMT hereditary neuropathy.
Goal 2: Review the causes of CMT hereditary neuropathy.
Goal 3: Provide an evaluation strategy to identify the cause of CMT hereditary neuropathy in a proband (when possible).
Goal 4: Inform genetic counseling of family members of an individual with CMT hereditary neuropathy.
Goal 5: Review management of CMT hereditary neuropathy.
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