Genetic cause of severe nerve damage in older adults with inability to walk deciphered

Congenital gene mutations lead to afflicted persons of advanced age developing severe nerve damage (polyneuropathy) with paralysis, loss of sensation and pain. The illness can advance rapidly and lead up to the inability to walk with wheelchair dependency. The affected gene has now been identified by an international team of researchers….

Congenital gene mutations lead to afflicted persons of advanced age developing severe nerve damage (polyneuropathy) with paralysis, loss of sensation and pain. The illness can advance rapidly and lead up to the inability to walk with wheelchair dependency. The affected gene has now been identified by an international team of researchers….