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Charcot Marie Tooth

Dejerine-Scottas syndrome


Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Motor neuron disease

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (both UMN and LMN)
  • progressive bulbar palsy (IX glossopharingeal, X vagus, XII hypoglossal)
  • progressive muscular atrophy (only LMN)
  • primary lateral sclerosis (only UMN)


Charcot Marie Tooth

Most common genetic peripheral nerves neuropathy

SSx – loss of sensation and motor function. Onset – childhood to 40 yo. High arch, inverted bottle, feet first

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Dejerine-Scottas syndrome

Genetic peripheral nerves neuropathy causing/carachterising/resulting/in which loss of sensation, motor function and muscle waist

Onset – early childhood – extremities

Onset occurs in infancy or early childhood, usually before 3 years of age. Progression is slow until the teenage years at which point it may accelerate, resulting in severe disability.

Symptoms are usually more severe and rapidly progressive than in the other more common Charcot–Marie–Tooth diseases. Some patients may never walk and solely use wheelchairs by the end of their first decade, while others may need only a cane (walking stick) or similar support through life.


Spinal Muscular Atrophy

SMN1 gene (survival of motor neuron 1)

genetic neuromuscular disorder caused by loss of motor neurons and progressive musles waist

loss of motor neurons prevent signals b/n brain and mm

– infantine type > 2 y o

– intermidiate – juvenile

– adult onset  – ptn 30+

SSx – areflexia, mm weakness, decreased mm tone, legs weakness

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) – BLOGS


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Motor neuron disease

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (both UMN and LMN) – Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Disease causes death of neurons controlling voluntary mm

combinating of genetic and environmental factors

SSx mm stiffness and weakness

onset 40-60

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - YouTube

Classic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Case 1) - Neuromuscular Disease


  • Primary lateral sclerosis (only UMN)

  • Identification and outcomes of clinical phenotypes in amyotrophic ...Primary lateral sclerosis (Case 3) - Neuromuscular DiseasePrimary lateral sclerosis | United States| PDF | PPT| Case Reports ...

Progressive muscular atrophy (only LMN)

Progressive muscular atrophy (Case 4) - Neuromuscular Disease

Progressive muscular atrophy - Wikipedia

Progressive bulbar palsy (IX glossopharingeal, X vagus, XII hypoglossal)


Hereditary Motor Syndromes

Bulbar Paralysis - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Neurological Diseases - Bulbar Palsy - Elabscience