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Episode 3: Change Changing Places

Original Publish Date

February 17, 2021

Episode Description

Does CMT change types from one generation to the next? Can CMT change types? Can somebody inherit a different type of CMT than what their mom or dad has? The answers are easy, but getting to the why and how behind the answer requires a little bit of digging.

Episode 3: Change Changing Places

Show Notes

In this episode, we tackle the questions about CMT changing types through inheritance and explain the how and why behind some families having more than one type of CMT.


Johns Hopkins Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) CMT Phenotype Series

What is a Chromosome?

What is an Autosome?

Inheritance Patterns and Mutation Types:

A Gene’s Home Address:

The Human Genome Project

The Cryptid Sloth Show Ep 1: It’s All In The Genes:

The Human Genome Project:

CMT Type Categories and Associated Subtypes




X-Linked CMT:

Dominant Intermediate CMT:

Recessive Intermediate CMT:


Referenced CMT Types



Additional CMT Resources

Find Your Nearest Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association Centers of Excellence CMT Clinic:

The CMTA’s Ask the Expert Desk:

The Inherited Neuropathies Consortium:

The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation

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