Mitochondrial Encepholopmapthy Lactic Acidosis Stroke like episodes

Also known as

  • MELAS

Genetic disorder which affects my blood, mobility, brain and energy levels.

Condition details

Extreme tiredness, muscle problems, loss of hearing, can be passed on down female side

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Typical age range of first manifestation

  • Does not manifest in Baby
  • Does not manifest in Toddler
  • Can manifest in Child 4-10
  • Does not manifest in Child 10-18
  • Does not manifest in Adult

Symptoms

Affected genes identified to date

Inheritance patterns

Are carriers affected?

Yes

How many are affected?

Support groups and organisations

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Known experts

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