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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

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Introduction
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a group of inherited conditions that damage the peripheral nerves.
Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
The severity of the symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) can differ from person to person, even among relatives with the condition.
Causes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is caused by mutations in genes that cause the peripheral nerves to become damaged.
Diagnosing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
If you have early symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), your GP will ask about your symptoms and whether there is a family history of CMT.
Treating Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
There is no cure for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), but help is available to help reduce your symptoms and allow you to live as independently as possible.