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Further references to Alpers Syndrome

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Diseases Database

Source: Office of Rare Diseases

Alpers Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Alpers Syndrome, or a subtype of Alpers Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Source: Other References

Narkewicz, M, et al.
Liver Involvement in Alpers Disease. Journal of Pediatrics, 119:2; 260-267 (August 1991).

Rowland, L (ed).
Merritt's Textbook of Neurology. 8th edition, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, p. 553 (1989).

Worle H, et. al .
Progressive cerebral degeneration of childhood with liver disease (Alpers). Clinical Neuropathology, 17:2:63-8 (March/April 1998).

Thoene, JG (ed.).
Physicians' Guide to Rare Diseases. Dowden Publishing Company, Inc., Montvale, NJ, p. 291 (1992). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Alpers' Disease Information Page: NINDS)


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