Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies and related syndromes: Brief review

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A brief and comprehensive review on mitochondrial cytopathies is reported showing the extreme clinical and genetic heterogeneity of these disorders. Syndromes of mitochondrial cytopathies encompass most of the medical specialties and diagnosis of mitochondrial cytopathies is complicated, needing the combination of multiple expertise: muscle morphology, neuroradiology, bio-chemistry (enzymology, chemical analysis), and genetics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEndocrine Development
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameEndocrine Development
ISSN (Print)14217082
ISSN (Electronic)16622979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems


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