A 52-year-old member asked:
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which is the mitochondrial disease known as l.h.o.n.?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lebers neuropathy: Lebers hereditary optic neuropathy http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/leber-hereditary-optic-neuropathy.
Answered on Nov 23, 2015

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