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Kearns-Sayer Syndrome

Introduction: Kearns-Sayer Syndrome

Description of Kearns-Sayer Syndrome

Kearns-Sayer Syndrome: A mitochondrial disorder featuring the triad of chronic progressive EXTERNAL OPHTHALMOPLEGIA, cardiomyopathy (CARDIOMYOPATHIES) with conduction block (HEART BLOCK), and RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA. Disease onset is in the first or second decade. Elevated CSF protein, sensorineural deafness, seizures, and pyramidal signs may also be present. Ragged-red fibers are found on muscle biopsy. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p984).
Source: MeSH 2007

Kearns-Sayer Syndrome: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Kearns-Sayer Syndrome:

  • Kearns Syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Kearns-Sayer Syndrome

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Kearns-Sayer Syndrome

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