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What is Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease?

What is Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease?

  • Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: A form of Parkinson's disease that seems to be linked to mitochondrial defects - mitochondria are the energy-producing components of body cells. Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative brain disorder characterized by tremors, muscle rigidity and slowed movements.

Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: Introduction

Types of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease:

Broader types of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease:

How serious is Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease?

Prognosis of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: There is no cure for the condition and the rate of progression varies amongst patients. Various therapies can reduce the impact of symptoms and allow a better quality of life.
Complications of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: see complications of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

What causes Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease?

Causes of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: see causes of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

What are the symptoms of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease?

Symptoms of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: see symptoms of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

Complications of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: see complications of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease.
Treatments for Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease: see treatments for Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

Name of Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

Main name of condition: Mitochondrial Parkinson's disease

 

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