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What is Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis?

What is Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis?

  • Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by muscle disease and a metabolic disorder. The severity and progression of the disease is variable with some dying early in their second decade and others living longer.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: Introduction

Types of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis:

Broader types of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis:

What causes Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis?

Causes of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: see causes of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis

What are the symptoms of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis?

Symptoms of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: see symptoms of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis

Onset of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: symptomatic first decade

Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: Pediatrician, Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis.
Treatments for Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis: see treatments for Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis

Name of Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis

Main name of condition: Mitochondrial myopathy -- lactic acidosis

 

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