Diagnosis and treatment of mitochondrial myopathiesUploader: Fautilar 1 month ago Subscribe 6
These disorders are important to recognize because of their partial responsiveness to CoQ 10 supplementation. Small series have documented the development of PEO-like syndromes in patients on antiretrovirals 85—87 , although whether this is due to an unmasking effect or whether the disease is caused by cumulative mitochondrial toxicity is unknown. The main mitochondrial disease-related causes of death in this patient cohort were respiratory failure, cardiac failure and acute cerebral incidents such as seizures and strokes. If the diarrhea is from dysmotility - a GI doctor can prescribe medication that may help. Symptoms improved 30 minutes and 24 hours after administration. Parikh for taking the time to answer our questions about Mitochondrial Diseases.