An autopsy case of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes syndrome with chronic renal failure.

@article{Yanagihara2001AnAC,
  title={An autopsy case of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes syndrome with chronic renal failure.},
  author={Chie Yanagihara and Akihiko Oyama and Motoo Tanaka and Kayoko Nakaji and Yo Nishimura},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={662-5}
}
A 25-year-old man developed a stroke-like episode. He suffered from renal failure and became dialysis-dependent. His mother was also dialysis-dependent. A3243G point mutation of the mitochondrial tRNA(leu) gene was detected in both of them. The patient was diagnosed with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS… CONTINUE READING