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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 385--387

X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with myokymia: Report of a family


Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences and B. R. Singh Hospital and Research Center, Calcutta, India

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The clinical and electrophysiologic profiles of two brothers suffering from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are presented. Both had widespread muscle twitching in the legs which showed electrophysiologic features of myokymia. Pedigree analysis suggested an x-linked recessive form of inheritance. This appears to be the first report of an Indian family with x-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.






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