Richard Norman rsnorman at
Sat Jan 29 09:17:59 EST 2000

It is a far stretch, but could you possibly mean
    Jacob Meyer = Charcot-Marie
as in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease?
It is a hereditary neurological problem, but affects the
peripheral nervous system (weakness and atrophy in
peroneal and leg muscles) and not the cerebellum.

<hummerlady at> wrote in message
news:86tm0j$8cv$1 at
> Can someone help me with the correct name of a genetic brain disorder
> called "Jacob Meyer" or something close to that.  It causes the
> cerebellum to atrophy.  My new neurologist feels that the radiation I
> received as an infant is not as responsible for my medical condition as
> a more probable genetic disease process.  I want to research it but I
> don't have the correct name.  Is anyone familiar with it?  I posted
> before saying my diagnosis was Cerebellar Brain Degeneration.  Thanks.
> Gloria
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> Before you buy.

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