Mitochondrial Myopathy

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What is Mitochondrial Myopathy?

Mitochondria are tiny structures in all cells. They provide energy. Mitochondrial myopathies are a group of diseases that affect them. The diseases affect the nerves and muscles, among other systems. The severity of these diseases can vary greatly. Some produce mild symptoms and others have life-threatening conditions. Mitochondrial myopathies include:


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Mitochondrial Myopathy Causes
Causes
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Mitochondrial Myopathy Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Diagnosis
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Screening
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