A rare association between multiple sclerosis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1B

Brain Behav. 2016 Sep 25;6(12):e00580. doi: 10.1002/brb3.580. eCollection 2016 Dec.


The association between multiple sclerosis (MS) and hereditary and sporadic demyelinating disorders of the peripheral nervous system is extremely rare. We herein report a case of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B with p.Val102fs mutation in the MPZ gene that developed relapsing remitting MS.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / complications
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / diagnosis*
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / diagnostic imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Multiple Sclerosis / complications
  • Multiple Sclerosis / diagnosis*
  • Multiple Sclerosis / diagnostic imaging