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Mitochondrial diseases.

Prevalence of mitochondrial diseases equals 1:10,000 of life-born infants. Mutations of mitochondrial DNA are their most frequent cause. The study presents short description of some of these diseases. The diseases often result in encephalomyopathy, cardiomyopathy, vision disorders, dysacusis and metabolic disorders. Despite numerous studies problems associated with mitochondrial diseases have not been completely solved yet.[1]


  1. Mitochondrial diseases. Rozwodowska, M., Drewa, G., Zbytniewski, Z., Woźniak, A., Krzyzyńska-Malinowska, E., Maciak, R. Med. Sci. Monit. (2000) [Pubmed]
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