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Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies Occurring During Military Training
  1. Major Hervé Delacour1,
  2. F Bompaire2,
  3. L Biale2,
  4. M Sallansonnet-Froment2,
  5. F Ceppa and
  6. P Burnat1
  1. 1Begin Hospital, Department of Biology, 69 Avenue de Paris, 94 163 Saint Mandé Cedex, France 00.33.1.43.98.47.12; 00.33.1.43.98.50.32 herve.delacour{at}santarm.fr
  2. 2Val de Grâce Hospital, Clinic of Neurology, 75 boulevard de Port-Royal, 75 005 Paris, France

Abstract

Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP) is an autosomal-dominant peripheral neuropathy characterized by recurrent isolated nerve palsies, which are precipitated by trivial compression and trauma. Although HNPP has been well-described in literature, it often goes unrecognized. We report a case of HNPP occurring during military training to promote recognition and proper management of this entity.

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