Medications for CMT Peripheral Neuropathy

…immunization contraindicated for people with CMT? Some CMT patients have an autoimmune polyneuropathy in addition to their CMT. For those patients, we must be concerned about vaccinations. Most CMT patients…

CMT and Other Medical Conditions

CMT? Trigger finger is a common problem and probably not related to CMT. Can CMT cause osteoporosis? Not directly. The only relationship between the two is that inactivity from CMT

Find Research by My CMT Type/Subtype

…a link to the research page. CMT Type 1 CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant (see inheritance.) demyelinating form of CMT. CMT1 accounts for about 55…

What is CMT?

…many gene mutations cause CMT? Scientists have identified over 100 different gene mutations causing CMT. Most people (90%) have one of four types of CMT: CMT 1A (PMP 22); CMT

Ask the Expert: Breathing and CMT

…some particularly severe forms of CMT can affect breathing. BY MICHAEL E. SHY, MD, CMT CLINIC, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL We receive a number of questions in our CMT clinic…

CMTA Board of Directors

…the CMTA’s Centers of Excellence, leading the CMTA’s Advisory Board, participating as a CMTA advocate in the Inherited Neuropathies Consortium, and writing her blog about all things CMT: www.bestfoot4wardblog.com. As…

Types of CMT

…for Demyelinating and Axonal forms of CMT READ MORE: DEMYELINATING CMT READ MORE: AXONAL CMT What is CMT Type 1? CMT Type 1 (CMT1) is defined as an autosomal dominant…

Webinar Recordings

…clarifying some of the most misunderstood information on CMT. The ABCs of CMT Recorded September 19, 2020 “The ABCs of CMT” presented by Dr. Steven Scherer CMTA Center of Excellence…

Neurotoxic Medications

…for people with CMT? According to our CMT experts, Botox is not recommended for individuals with CMT but can be used in areas that are not directly affected by CMT