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Types of Peripheral Neuropathy - Hereditary

 
Hereditary Neuropathies

Hereditary motor or sensory neuropathies refer to a group of nerve disorders that lead to weakness and wasting of the muscles generally below the knees, and in the hands, and that may be passed from parents to children. For several of these conditions, the genetic defect is known, and tests are available for diagnosis and prenatal counseling.

Two hereditary neuropathies are:


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