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Dr phil you have answered a previous question for me about my 51/2 year old grandson. I asked about duchenne but I also asked if my grandson could have charcot Marie tooth. You stated that the clinical picture didn't fit. Is that because he still has knee jerk reflex.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes please
that is absolutely correct
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
When would you expect the knee jerk reflex would be lost
It would be lost or at least diminished relatively early
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thank you it's hard to see what it could be I know it's a difficult question because you cannot run any tests etc but do you have any ideas what can cause this double foot drop and curling toes
I think like we discussed before a lesser muscular dystrophy is likely
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Experience: GP in the United States
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