"MELAS" Syndrome with Confusion and Lactic Acidosis (Case Report)


Cekmen N., Bedel P., Erdemli O.

NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH, cilt.15, ss.197-202, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROLOGY PSYCHIATRY AND BRAIN RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.197-202

Özet

Introduction: MELAS characterized as mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, stroke-like episodes syndrome is a hereditary, progressive and a neurodegenerative disorder with mutations in mitochondrial DNA. Herewith, we aimed to present rarely seen a possible adult onset of MELAS syndrome with clinical demonstration of unconsciousness, myopathy and lactic acidosis.