mitochondrial disorders

mitochondrial disorders
a group of inherited conditions transmitted through mitochondrial DNA (see mitochondrion), which can affect any organ and can present at any age. Most of these conditions are very rare; examples of those that are less rare include Leigh syndrome, congenital lactic acidosis, MELAS, and Pearson syndrome.

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