Thickening of Lower Spinal Nerves Found in Siblings with CMT4H

Thickening of Lower Spinal Nerves Found in Siblings with CMT4H

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Thickening of Lower Spinal Nerves Found in Siblings with CMT4H

Thickening of the cauda equina — a bundle of nerves at the end of the spinal cord — was found for the first time in two siblings with a milder form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4 subtype H (CMT4H), a case study reported. This finding warrants further investigation regarding its possible usefulness in identifying cases of CMT4H, its scientists stated. The study, “Sibling cases of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4H with a homozygous FGD4 mutation and…

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