Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

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    reading for school in the morning and all the tasks that go into preparing yourself for the day ahead of you. You take a shower, fix your hair, maybe do your makeup, brush your teeth, put your school materials in your backpack, and slip your shoes on and head out the door. What do all of these tasks have in common? All of these everyday activities involve holding onto things and moving from one point to another. Now, imagine that you have Charcot Marie Tooth disease, a form of muscular dystrophy that causes muscle degeneration in the arms and legs along along with perpetual, shooting nerve pain. Your everyday morning routine has just become ten times harder than it was before. Now you have to watch your feet, making…

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    Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease which is also called CMT. It is said in National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke “That the physicians Jean-Martin Charcot, Pierre Marie, and Howard Henry Tooth. In 1886 Charcot, Marie, and Tooth discovered a group of progressive disorders that affects the peripheral nerves” (NINDS). They still consider this disease to being rare in the United states. The estimated amount of people who are diagnosed is fewer than 175,00…

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    thousands of people are faced with various diseases and conditions that affect them or their loved ones with life changing disabilities. Disabilities that are of a neurological nature usually are those that are the most life altering or threatening disorders and conditions. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is one of these conditions. Even though Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) is a genetic disease which affects the sensory and motor nerves, the patient can survive and be treated for this condition…

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    CMT Symptoms

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    Although symptoms of CMT can vary from individual to individual, there are common symptoms of CMT that are prevalent. Early signs of CMT are commonly noted in children or infants that are clumsier and have difficulties trying to walk because they have trouble lifting up their feet (Charcot-Marie-Tooth (cmt), 2015). This early symptom can be accompanied with weak leg muscles and fatigue. Young children who have difficulties picking up their legs to begin walking may have early signs of foot drop.…

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    Peripheral Nerve Disorder

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    inflammation in the branch, Neuralgia a nerve pain, Peripheral neuropathy – a nerve disease or damage, and some are hereditary. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) has a lot of nerve fibers (branches) that extends from spinal cord to the other part of the body and sends signal to the Central Nervous System (CNS). This includes the “special senses” of touch, smell, hearing, taste, sight and as well as pain. Most disorders or disease starts gradually from the symptoms of numbness, pain, burning and…

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    Cmmt Research Paper

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    Charcot-Marie-Tooth-disease or (CMT) is a disease classified as a group of inherited Neuro muscular disorders that lead to muscle loss in arms and legs. It is linked to a duplication in the 17 chromosome. Many doctors believe that the only way to get this disease is by getting it from your parents with a 50% (Explora) chance to pass it on. The symptoms of this disease include muscle loss in lower legs, hands and feet and loss of nerves to those parts of the body and linked to foot deformities.…

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    Charcot-Marie-Tooth

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    INTRODUCTION Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is the most common inherited neurological disorder, affecting 1 in every 2500 people.1 The disease attacks the peripheral nervous system, progressively reducing nerve conduction speed in the body’s extremities resulting in gradual muscle weakness, sensory loss, and muscle atrophy.2 Affected individuals in the initial stages of the disease suffer from feet and hand deformities that limit function and sensation. Moreover, in advanced cases patients…

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