What is the role of imaging studies in the workup 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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Nerve root hypertrophy can be directly imaged with an MRI of the spine, which may help in distinguishing hereditary from acquired demyelinating neuropathy. [85] Sonography of peripheral nerves can play a similar role. [86]


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