MELAS Syndrome - NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) - adult onset melas

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The clinical heterogeneity of late-onset MELAS adult onset melas


Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) is a mitochondrial cytopathy caused by mutations in mitochondrial DNA. The clinical syndrome of MELAS (mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes) is caused by.

We describe a 60-year-old man with MELAS syndrome (mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes) and discuss the mitochondrial DNA point mutation 3243. Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes (MELAS.

We read with interest the response by Finsterer and Zarrouk-Mahjoub [1] to our manuscript 'Case Report: 5 Year Follow-up of Adult Late-Onset.