What is the global prevalence of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)?

Updated: Jun 23, 2021
  • Author: Divakara Kedlaya, MBBS; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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In Japan, the prevalence of CMT is reportedly 10.8 cases per 100,000 population. [29] In Italy, the prevalence is reported to be 17.5 cases per 100,000 population, [30] and in Spain, it is 28.2 cases per 100,000 population. In Norway, estimated prevalence of CMT is 1 in 1214 and the prevalence of PMP22 duplication and of mutations in Cx32, MPZ, and MFN2 is 19.6%, 4.8%, 1.1%, and 3.2%, respectively. [31]


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