Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease includes a group of disorders that affect the peripheral nerves, causing muscle weakness and loss of muscle bulk. Treatment focuses on managing symptoms.

Epidermolysis bullosa

Epidermolysis bullosa is a group of inherited skin diseases whose hallmark is fragile skin that blisters easily. Severe forms may be life-threatening.

Hunter syndrome

Hunter syndrome, a rare metabolic disorder, occurs when the body can't break down certain complex sugars. Complications occur as these sugars accumulate in the body.

Jan. 05, 2013