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Neurofibromatosis type 1 associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19383003     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neurofibromatosis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth are genetic disorders of the nervous system affecting the development and growth of nerve cells and demyelination of peripheral neurons, respectively. We report a 22-year-old man who presented clinical manifestations of both neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A. The simultaneous occurrence of neurofibromatosis and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease has rarely been reported. More extensive reports and further investigations of this combination will certainly provide a better understanding of this linkage in the near future.
Filiz Koc; A Irfan Guzel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1346-8138     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2009 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-22     Completed Date:  2009-07-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Cukurova University School of Medicine, Mithat Ozsan Street, Adana 01330, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease / complications*,  diagnosis
Neurofibromatosis 1 / complications*,  diagnosis
Young Adult

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