An unusual family with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

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We performed an observational prospective analysis to study the clinical characteristics as well as a molecular genetic analysis of 17 members of a Thai family who had visual loss and/or muscle weakness. Their blood mitochondrial DNA were examined for the presence of the G11778A Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) mutation. Facioscapulohumeral… (More)

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@article{Chuenkongkaew2005AnUF, title={An unusual family with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.}, author={Wanicha L. Chuenkongkaew and Patcharee Lertrit and Chanin Limwongse and Yongchai Nilanont and Kanokwan Boonyapisit and Tumtip Sangruchi and Niphon Chirapapaisan and Rungnapa Suphavilai}, journal={European journal of neurology}, year={2005}, volume={12 5}, pages={388-91} }