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Definition

A neurodegenerative disorder characterized by young adult onset of proximal muscle weakness and atrophy, muscle cramps, and fasciculations, with later onset of distal sensory impairment. The disorder is slowly progressive and clinically resembles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Acronym

HMSNO

Synonyms

Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, proximal type
Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy Okinawa
HMSNP

Keywords

Neurodegeneration
Neuropathy

 
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