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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.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

still need help?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Yes please
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
that is absolutely correct
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
When would you expect the knee jerk reflex would be lost
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I think like we discussed before a lesser muscular dystrophy is likely
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