CMT1 May Have Increased Boy’s Susceptibility to Rare Eye Palsy

CMT1 May Have Increased Boy’s Susceptibility to Rare Eye Palsy

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CMT1 May Have Increased Boy’s Susceptibility to Rare Eye Palsy

A boy who experienced oculomotor nerve palsy, a rare condition affecting a nerve that controls eye movements, was later diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1 (CMT1), a case study reports. Although the two conditions may have been coincidental, researchers noted the underlying nerve damage due to CMT may have made the oculomotor nerve more susceptible to disease. The study, “Case Report: Oculomotor Palsy With Cyclic Spasms in a Patient With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1,” was…

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