Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (-tōōth')
n.
See peroneal muscular atrophy.

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charcot-marie-tooth disease

noun
a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant 
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