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What to do if I have mitochondrial myopathy in my skeletal muscles. could it spread to other places of my body?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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Prognosis depends on which mitochondrial myopathy was diagnosed by Chromosomal Microarray, other genetic test or muscle biopsy, as each may affect different organs, with overlap.
If your neurologist told you the type you have, please ask about it specifically. If not, seek referral to a geneticist for diagnostic evaluation. See http://mda.org/disease/mitochondrial-myopathies/overview.

In brief: Which one?

Prognosis depends on which mitochondrial myopathy was diagnosed by Chromosomal Microarray, other genetic test or muscle biopsy, as each may affect different organs, with overlap.
If your neurologist told you the type you have, please ask about it specifically. If not, seek referral to a geneticist for diagnostic evaluation. See http://mda.org/disease/mitochondrial-myopathies/overview.
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