• myoclonus
  • Publications] Tanaka S.: 'Recurrent pain attacks in a 3-year-old patient with myoclonus epilepsy associated with ragged-red fibers (MERRF). (nii.ac.jp)
  • mitochondria
  • Some of the genes (MT-ND1, MT-ND5) affected in MELAS encode proteins that are part of NADH dehydrogenase (also called complex I) in mitochondria, that helps convert oxygen and simple sugars to energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pearson
  • In 1979 four children were described with a syndrome of refractory sideroblastic anemia with vacuolization of marrow precursors and exocrine pancreatic dysfunction with onset in infancy (Pearson et al. (fitness-vip.com)
  • Publications] Muraki K.: 'The association between haematological manifestation and mt DNA deletions in Pearson syndrome. (nii.ac.jp)
  • diabetes
  • Mutationen der mitochondrialen tRNA für Leucin können zum MELAS-Syndrom oder zum mitochondrialen Diabetes mit Schwerhörigkeit führen. (moldiag.com)
  • depletion
  • The administration of L-arginine during the acute and interictal periods may represent a potential new therapy for this syndrome to reduce brain damage due to impairment of vasodilation in intracerebral arteries due to nitric oxide depletion. (wikipedia.org)
  • deficiency
  • Additional names: Cerebral Creatine Deficiency Syndromes (CCDS) Includes: Guanidinoaceteate Methyltransferase Deficiency (GAMT Deficiency), L-Arginine:Glycine Amidinotransferase Deficiency (AGAT Deficiency), and SLC6A8-Related Creatine Transporter Deficiency (SLC6A8 Deficiency). (umdf.org)
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome , acquired immunodeficiency syndrome an epidemic, transmissible retroviral disease caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, manifested in severe cases as profound depression of cell-mediated immunity, and affecting certain recognized risk groups. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Patients
  • Also the following supplements may help: CoQ10 has been helpful for some MELAS patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • An individual displaying MERRFs syndrome will manifest not only a single symptom, but regularly patients display more than one affected body part at a time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most patients will not exhibit all of these symptoms, however more than one of these symptoms will be present in a patient who has been diagnosed with MERRFS disease. (wikipedia.org)