Peroneal Muscle Atrophy/Type 2 HMSN

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Peroneal Muscle Atrophy/Type 2 HMSN

Characterised by axonal degeneration of peripheral nerves and is clinically similar to CMT. Foot plantarflexes are involved to a greater extent than CMT  due to profound distal muscle weakness and wasting  ‘stork legs’. Develop a ‘flail foot’ that may be in varus or valgus

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