Ultra Rare CMT Subtype 2Z Identified in 4 Chinese Families

Ultra Rare CMT Subtype 2Z Identified in 4 Chinese Families

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Ultra Rare CMT Subtype 2Z Identified in 4 Chinese Families

Scientists in China examined the relationship between genetic mutations in the MORC2 gene and the various disease characteristics in people with the rare Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease subtype 2Z (CMT2Z).  Physicians should consider their study’s findings when working to diagnose unresolved cases showing muscle weakness and sensory problems in the outer limbs, its scientists wrote.  The study, “Characterization of genotype-phenotype correlation with MORC2 mutated Axonal Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease in a cohort of Chinese patients,” was published in the…

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