Case report: perioperative management of caesarean section for a parturient with mitochondrial myopathy

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BACKGROUND Mitochondrial myopathies represent a group of disorders caused by mitochondrial defects that disrupt energy production. Most patients have issues from infancy to early childhood. Pregnancy in women with mitochondrial myopathy is uncommon and the management for these parturients is full of challenges. CASE PRESENTATION A 36-year-old woman with… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12871-017-0385-4

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