Which peripheral nerve findings are characteristic of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Robert D Steiner, MD; Chief Editor: Maria Descartes, MD  more...
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“Onion bulbs” have been described; this suggests that the process is chronic and demyelinating. Demyelination, remyelination, and primary axonal degeneration have been reported. Whether or not the process is a primary neuroaxonal process is unclear.


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