Table 1

Classification of the inherited neuropathies

1. Neuropathies in which the neuropathy is the sole or primary part of the disease
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)
    Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP)
    Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies (HSAN)
    Hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy
    Distal hereditary motor neuronopathies (distal HMN)
2. Neuropathies in which the neuropathy is part of a more widespread neurological or multisystem disorder
Familial amyloid polyneuropathies (FAP)
Disturbances of lipid metabolismLeukodytrophies
Lipoprotein deficiencies
Phytanic acid storage diseases
α Galactosidase deficiency
Sphingomyelin lipidoses
PorphyriasAcute intermittent
Hereditary coproporphyria
Ala dehydrase deficiency
Disorders with defective DNAXeroderma pigmentosum
Ataxia telangiectasia
Cockayne syndrome
Neuropathies associated with mitochondrial disease
Neuropathy in hereditary ataxiasFriedreich’s ataxia
Spinocerecbellar ataxias
MiscellaneousGiant axonal neuropathy
Chediak-Higashi disease