A 53-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what is the mitochondrial disease known as m.n.g.i.e.? how is it treated?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Venkata Vallury
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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Hereditary blindness: LHON stands for Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy. It is inherited from mother to child. Usually a young man loses eyesight in the enter of one eye, ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Progressive vision: loss occurs as a result of this condition which is the most common known mitochondrial disease. About 45 mutations have been linked to LHON. Although ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
See this site: This should be helpful: http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/mitochondrial-neurogastrointestinal-encephalopathy-disease.
2
2 thanks
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lebers neuropathy: Lebers hereditary optic neuropathy http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/leber-hereditary-optic-neuropathy.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month