Andrea L. Gropman

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Mitochondrial diseases

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has a Mitochondrial disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Multiorgan system involvement is the hallmark, although some mitochondrial disorders affect a single organ such as the eye in Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) (see below). Mitochondrial disorders are clinically heterogeneous.…

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