mitochondrial disease

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mitochondrial disease

n.
Any of various diseases caused by malfunctioning of mitochondria as a result of inherited or acquired mutations in mitochondrial or nuclear DNA, typically affecting several organ systems, especially the nervous and muscular systems.
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The group has close links with the NHS Service for Rare Mitochondrial Disorders of Adults and Children allowing it to move its research into further stages such as clinical trials.
This was surprising because, at least in humans, all diseases inherited from mothers are mitochondrial disorders, according to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.
This was similar to the results reported by Bannwarth et al .,[35] showing that the RRF and COX-defect fibers were increased with age in patients with mitochondrial disorders. Furthermore, the 3 cases had different mtDNA mutations.
Earlier this year, the company had reported the first preclinical efficacy outcomes for NV354, and in addition has seen further convincing efficacy data in several different established experimental models of mitochondrial disorders. Apart from NeuroVive's own research, independent studies are underway among the company's renowned academic partners in mitochondrial medicinal research, such as the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, in order to obtain additional valuable data prior to the clinical development of NV354.
Central nervous system manifestations of mitochondrial disorders. Acta Neurol Scand 2006 Oct;114(4):217-238.
Since mitochondrial disorders are complex and difficult to diagnose and treat10.
This edition has new images and updated chapters on imaging techniques and normal developmental features and revised chapters on specific categories of disease, with new techniques and new information on diffusivity, spectroscopy, and clinical/genetic manifestations of metabolic diseases; updated mitochondrial disorders; updated information on pediatric brain and spine imaging and causes of stroke, perinatal injury, and traumatic brain injury, and new sections on abusive trauma and brain concussion; and new concepts of normal development and new developmental disorders, new categories of congenital malformations of the brain and skull, and new concepts of developmental pathways that cause specific disorders.
Inherited metabolic disorders causing acrocyanosis also include fucosidosis, hyperoxaluria Type I, congenital disorder of glycosylation and mitochondrial disorders with onset in early infancy and multisystem involvement.
Mitochondrial disorders, with an estimated prevalence of 23 in 100,000, are one of the most common inherited errors of metabolism [7].
Mitochondrial disorders also known as mitochondriopathies (MCPs) can be either syndromic or nonsyndromic and can present at any age, affect any organ, and have broad symptomatology [9].
The overproduction of 3-MGA is associated with a group of heterogeneous mitochondrial disorders collectively known as the "3-MGA-urias," of which Barth syndrome is one type.
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