Neuropsychologic profile of a high-functioning family with a mitochondrial cytopathy.


OBJECTIVE To examine the neuropsychologic profile of 3 family members diagnosed with the same mitochondrial cytopathy corresponding to a defect in the respiratory chain. BACKGROUND The neuropsychologic functioning of patients with mitochondrial cytopathies has been largely unexamined in the literature. These mitochondrial defects often result in cell… (More)