Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy 5 (medical condition)

CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 5 has an autosomal dominant inheritance, progresses slowly and involves movement disorders. See also Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features, autosomal dominant