Nerve root enlargement in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: CT appearance

Radiology. 1986 Dec;161(3):784. doi: 10.1148/radiology.161.3.3786733.


Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a hereditary hypertrophic neuropathy. The finding of massive enlargement of the spinal nerve roots is demonstrated on a computed tomographic scan in a patient with this disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / diagnostic imaging*
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / pathology
  • Humans
  • Hypertrophy / diagnostic imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Muscular Atrophy / diagnostic imaging*
  • Spinal Nerve Roots / diagnostic imaging
  • Spinal Nerve Roots / pathology*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*