Neuropathy, Congenital Hypomyelination
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- Charcot-Marie-Tooth Type 4E
- Congenital Dysmyelinating Neuropathy
- Congenital Hypomyelinating Polyneuropathy
- Congenital Hypomyelination
- Congenital Hypomyelination Neuropathy
- Congenital Hypomyelination (Onion Bulb), Polyneuropathy
- Congenital Neuropathy caused by Hypomyelination
- Hypomyelination Neuropathy
Congenital hypomyelination neuropathy (CHN) is a neurological disorder present at birth. Major symptoms may include respiratory difficulty, muscle weakness and incoordination, poor muscle tone (neonatal hypotonia), absence of reflexes (areflexia), difficulty in walking (ataxia), and/or impaired abilities to feel or move part of the body.
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