New LITAF Gene Mutation, Unusual CMT1C Symptoms Reported in Case

New LITAF Gene Mutation, Unusual CMT1C Symptoms Reported in Case

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New LITAF Gene Mutation, Unusual CMT1C Symptoms Reported in Case

A European man was finally diagnosed with a rare mutation causing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1C (CMT1C), although his initial symptoms, including weakness of only one arm, were considered uncharacteristic of this disorder, a case report described. The study, “Atypical presentation of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1C with a new mutation: a case report,” was published in the journal BMC Neurology. CMT1C is a rare subtype of CMT1 that is caused by mutations in the LITAF gene.…

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