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Name Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Related to/Also known as Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy
Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is a condition which affects the peripheral nerves (in the arms and legs) and leads to progressive muscle weakness. Both the sensory nerves, which send messages back to the brain about touch and feel, and motor nerves, controlling movement, are affected.
Types  
Useful national contacts

Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK
Freephone: 0300 323 6316
Link opens in new window www.cmt.org.uk

Muscular Dystrophy UK
Freephone: 0800 652 6352
Link opens in new window www.musculardystrophyuk.org

Children & young people CMT Kids
For young people with CMT
Link opens in new window www.cmt.org.uk/cmt-kids
Online resources Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (NHS)
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News and events

The 100,000 Genomes Project is looking for people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease for research into their DNA and genes
Link opens in new window www.genomicsengland.co.uk/taking-part

Our resources Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: A Practical Guide

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

 Visit our library to read Charcot Marie Tooth Disease: A Practical Guide.