A 53-year-old member asked:
what is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? how is it treated?
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Dr. Venkata Vallury answered
42 years experience Pediatrics
Mngie: MNGIE is a multi system autosomal recessive disorder characterized by gastrointestinal dysmotility and peripheral nervous system involvement death occurs before 35 years of life. Treatment options include allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and carrier erythrocytes entrapped TP therapy . Hope this answers your question . Mitochondrial Neurogatrointestinal Encephalomyopathy
Answered on Nov 30, 2014
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