A large family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Type 1A and Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Koc F., Sarica Y., Yerdelen D., Baris I., Battaloglu E., Sert M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, vol.116, no.2, pp.103-114, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease is a hereditary demyelinating peripheral neuropathy, and CMT Type 1A is the most common form. In most cases, CMT1A is usually caused by duplication at chromosome 17p11.2-12. Type 2 diabetes mellitus ( Type 2 DM) is a common metabolic disorder, characterized by chronic hyperglycemia that can be associated with micro- and/or macrovascular.