Dysphagia is prevalent in patients with CPEO and single, large-scale deletions in mtDNA.


BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of subjective and objective dysphagia in patients with chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) due to single, large-scale deletions (LSDs) of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). METHODS Sixteen patients with CPEO and single LSDs of mtDNA were included in the study and compared to a control… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mito.2016.11.007


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