Inherited pressure palsy neuropathy

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What is inherited pressure palsy neuropathy?

Hereditary Neuropathy with liability to Pressure Palsies or HNPP is a slowly progressive, hereditary, neuromuscular disorder which makes an individual very susceptible to nerve injury from pressure, stretch or repetitive use. When injured, the nerves demyelinate or lose their insulating covering.

Common symptoms reported by people with inherited pressure palsy neuropathy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with inherited pressure palsy neuropathy

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Who has inherited pressure palsy neuropathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 6
40s 14
50s 4
60s 5
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

72% Female
28% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from inherited pressure palsy neuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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