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peroneal muscular atrophy

noun

Medical Definition of peroneal muscular atrophy

  1. :  a chronic inherited progressive muscular atrophy that affects the parts of the legs and feet innervated by the peroneal nerves first and later progresses to the hands and arms—called also Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, peroneal atrophy




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