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Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5

Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5: Introduction

Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5: A slow progressive paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye (external eye muscles). The condition is often abbreviated to PEO and is caused by a mitochondrial disease called mitochondrial myopathy which affects the muscles which can include the eye muscles. There are a number of different subtypes, each linked to a different genetic defect. Type 5 is linked to a defect on chromosome 8q23. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5 is available below.

Symptoms of Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5

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Causes of Progressive External Opthhalmoplegia, Autosomal Dominant, 5

  • A genetic defect on chromosome 8q23 inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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