hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsies


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hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsies

An autosomal dominant disorder (OMIM:162500) characterised by transient episodes of decreased perception or peripheral nerve palsies after slight traction, compression or minor trauma.

Molecular pathology
Defects in PMP22, which encodes peripheral myelin protein 22, cause hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsies.
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