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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2D

Other Names for this Disease
  • Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 2D
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, axonal, Type 2D
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, neuronal, Type 2D
  • CMT 2D
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Healthcare Services

General Services

  • Many individuals want to know about healthcare professionals or researchers who have knowledge of their conditions. When a condition is rare, it can be difficult to find someone who has seen many cases. Although there is no list of experts in rare diseases, GARD's How to Find a Disease Specialist fact sheet provides several ways to identify healthcare professionals who have experience with a particular condition. Click on the link to access this resource and learn more.

Specialty Clinics/Treatment Centers

  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association can help you find a doctor who knows about Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Click on the link to search for specialty clinics nearest you.
  • Services to enhance mobility and independent living are available in each community through the Muscular Dystrophy Association's local network of chapters and field offices. Click here to read more about this service.
  • The Muscular Dystrophy Campain provides information regarding the Joseph Patrick Trust which provides financial support for specialist equipment. Click on the link to read more about this trust.

Genetic Services

  • You may wish to discuss your concerns with a genetics professional. The following online resources can help you find a genetics professional in your community:  

Parent Resources

  • The Parent Technical Assistance Center Network provides a list of the Parent Training and Information Centers in each state. These centers are funded by the United States Department of Education to provide early intervention and special education information and training to parents of children with disabilities from birth to age 26. Click on the link to find the Parent Center in your state.