Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome

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What is mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome?

Mitochondrial DNA Depletion syndrome, sometimes known as MDS, is a group of inheritable genetic disorders that is characterized by significantly declined levels of mitochondrial DNA in cells that leads to impaired energy production for tissues.

Common symptoms reported by people with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome

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Who has mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 0

Types
Condition Types Proportion # of patients
Encephalomyopathic (SUCLA2, SUCLG1, RRM2b) 0
Hepatocerebral (DGUOK, MPV17, POLG, C10orf2) 0
Myopathic (TK2) 1
Neurogastrointestinal (TYMP) 0
Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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