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Neurology. 2002 Sep 10;59(5):767-9.

Corticosteroid- responsive asymmetric neuropathy with a myelin protein zero gene mutation.

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  • 1Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. masa.wat@igaku.md.tsukuba.ac.jp

Abstract

A patient with hereditary neuropathy presented with asymmetric distal weakness. On nerve biopsy, there was demyelination and onion-bulb formation, and molecular analysis revealed that the patient was heterozygous for an MPZ mutation. The patient improved with corticosteroid treatment.

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