Which nerve findings are characteristic of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease?

Updated: May 22, 2018
  • Author: Timothy C Parsons, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Enlarged and excessively firm nerves were found in 17 of 67 patients in Dyck and Lambert’s original series [4] and are often visible in the superficial cervical nerves and palpable in the arms in patients with hypertrophic, demyelinating forms of CMT.


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