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Mitochondrial disorders: impaired neurotransmission and seizures

Seizure are frequent symptoms of inborn errors of metabolism. In particular, 26–60% of all mitochondrial disorders occur with epilepsy, and 169 genetic mutations affected mitochondrial function have been associated to seizures. Dr. Zsurka and Dr. S Kunz from Bonn University, Germany, proposed an accurate review, recently published in the journal Lancet Neurology, of the relationship […]

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