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Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Mitochondria,
  • Mitochondrial Myopathies,
  • Mitochondrial pathology,
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases,
  • pathology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSalvatore Dimauro (Editor), A. H. V. Schapira (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9437259M
    ISBN 100750672889
    ISBN 109780750672887

    The leukodystrophies are diseases that affect the white matter of the CNS (Table 31–1).These diseases can begin in infancy, childhood, or adulthood. Infantile-onset leukodystrophies are generally characterized by initial hypotonia followed by spasticity and mental retardation. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) depletion syndromes (MDS) are a genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of autosomal recessive disorders that are characterized by a severe reduction in mtDNA.

      How Does Mitochondrial Dysfunction Affect CFS Patients? A study in Great Britain demonstrated that 70% of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) patients have ultra structurally abnormal mitochondria. When the mitochondria are not working properly, the cells and tissues of the body are starved for energy. PDF | Mitochondria (from Greek mito, μίτος: thread, and chondrion, χόνδριον: thick granule) are principal cell organelles, which participate in a wide | Find, read and cite all the.

    Boston Children's Hospital's Mitochondrial Program has extensive experience diagnosing and treating children with suspected mitochondrial disorders. Led by pediatric neurologist Irina Anselm, MD, who has cared for children with mitochondrial disease for more than a decade, we work with families to develop a customized care plan.   Mitochondrial genetic disorders refer to a group of conditions that affect the mitochondria (the structures in each cell of the body that are responsible for making energy). People with these conditions can present at any age with almost any affected body system; however, the brain, muscles, heart, liver, nerves, eyes, ears and kidneys are the organs and .


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Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology provides an overview of mitochondrial diseases. This book discusses the effects Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology book mitochondrial dysfunction based on the relevant biochemistry and molecular genetics.

The abnormal muscle and mitochondrial morphology in a variety of clinical presentations from isolated ophthalmoplegia to severe. Mitochondrial diseases are a clinically heterogeneous group of disorders that arise as a result of dysfunction of the mitochondrial respiratory chain.

They can be caused by mutation of genes encoded by either nuclear DNA or mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). While some mitochondrial disorders only affect a single organ (e.g., the eye in Leber hereditary optic Cited by: Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology: Blue Books of Practical Neurology, Volume Medicine & Health Science Books @ mat: Paperback.

Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology provides an overview of mitochondrial diseases. This book discusses the effects of mitochondrial dysfunction based on the relevant biochemistry and molecular genetics. The abnormal muscle and mitochondrial morphology in a variety of clinical presentations from isolated ophthalmoplegia to severe Book Edition: 1.

Search in this book series. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology 2. Edited by Anthony H.V. Schapira, Salvatore DiMauro. Vol Pages iii-xv, CP1-CP4, () Download full volume. Previous volume. Next volume.

Actions for selected chapters. Select all / Deselect all. Download PDFs Export citations. Mitochondrial disorders in neurology. Oxford ; Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, (OCoLC) Online version: Mitochondrial disorders in neurology.

Oxford ; Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Anthony H V Schapira; S DiMauro. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology By.

Peter Pressman, MD. Peter Pressman, MD, is a board-certified neurologist developing new ways to diagnose and care for people with neurocognitive disorders.

- MELAS is one of the most common types of mitochondrial disorders. It is inherited from the mother. Muscle biopsy is one of the most Author: Peter Pressman, MD. Revised edition of: Mitochondrial disorders in neurology. Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Series Title: Blue books of practical neurology, Other Titles: Mitochondrial disorders in neurology two Mitochondrial disorders in neurology.

Responsibility. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology Hardcover – June 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, June 1, Format: Hardcover. Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology provides an overview of mitochondrial diseases.

This book discusses the effects of mitochondrial dysfunction based on the relevant biochemistry and molecular : Elsevier Science.

There can be few more timely publications than Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology, which ranges from biochemistry through molecular genetics and tissue culture to clinical descriptions and classification of mitochondrial disease.

The book is about neurological disease, which includes muscle disease, so discussion of Pearson's syndrome, a Author: L Bromley. Mitochondrial diseases are among the most frequently inherited neurological disorders, and can be caused by mutations in mitochondrial or nuclear DNA.

Substantial progress has been made over the past decade in understanding the genetic basis of these disorders, with important implications for the general neurologist in terms of the diagnosis Cited by: Mitochondrial disease, or mitochondrial disorder, refers to a group of disorders that affect the mitochondria, which are tiny compartments that are present in almost every cell of the body.

The mitochondria’s main function is to produce energy. More mitochondria are needed to make more energy, particularly in high-energy demand organs such as. This book will help readers navigate the complexity of mitochondrial disorders, by addressing the role of mitochondrial dysfunction and the complex pathophysiological mechanisms associated with a growing number of illnesses, not only of neurological interest.

Mitochondrial diseases 1. Mitochondrial Diseases Dr. MUNISH KUMAR G B PANT DELHI 2. Mitochondrial Diseases • The term ―mitochondrial cytopathy‖ refers to a diverse group of inherited or acquired disorders. • It is heterogeneous group of disorders. Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) in the older adult Sidra Aurangzeb, Thomas Vale, George Tofaris, Joanna Poulton, Martin R Turner Practical Neurology Dec14 (6) ; DOI: /practneurol Mitochondrial diseases are a group of disorders caused by dysfunctional mitochondria, the organelles that generate energy for the cell.

Mitochondria are found in every cell of the human body except red blood cells, and convert the energy of food molecules into the ATP that powers most cell functions. Mitochondrial diseases take on unique characteristics both because of the Specialty: Medical genetics.

Purchase Mitochondrial Disorders in Neurology - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN Most often, mitochondrial diseases affect brain and skeletal muscle and are therefore called mitochondrial encephalomyopathies (Table 24–1). Central nervous system manifestations of mitochondrial diseases include dementia, strokes at a young age, seizures, myoclonus, migraine-like headaches, optic neuropathy, and hearing loss.

The term ‘mitochondrial disease’ refers to any disorder affecting the respiratory chain and OXPHOS system, a series of five multisubunit enzyme complexes (complexes I–V) embedded in the inner mitochondrial membrane. 1 Mitochondrial disorders are common, with an estimated birth prevalence of one in2 although recently we have Cited by:.

The major mitochondrial disorders have distinct core phenotypes but show also markedly varied and overlapping clinical features. Some mitochondrial disorders, e.g., Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, affect a single organ.

Most cause multi-organ dysfunction with prominent neurological abnormalities and muscle disease.This textbook provides a practical framework, to enable rapid identification, investigation, and treatment of mitochondrial disorders across the spectrum of clinical practice.

Clinically relevant and comprehensive, this textbook employs a system- and .Find a Doctor The list of doctors and clinicians treating and researching mitochondrial disease changes frequently.

The UMDF maintains a list of approximately + doctors who have been recommended by other patients, or doctors who have come to us through the UMDF Grand Rounds Program or Symposia. All doctors are asked to complete a “Do.