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How long can people with mitochondrial myopathies live?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
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In brief: Highly variable

There is a wide range of mitochondrial myopathies, each with its own severity and expected lifespan.
Some cause death in infancy, while others have no real impact on lifespan at all. A neurologist and/or geneticist can help you understand the specifics of your particular case.

In brief: Highly variable

There is a wide range of mitochondrial myopathies, each with its own severity and expected lifespan.
Some cause death in infancy, while others have no real impact on lifespan at all. A neurologist and/or geneticist can help you understand the specifics of your particular case.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Mitochondial myopath

Life expectancy depends on many factors.
Some mit myopathies are severly progressive and some are mildly progressive. There are different variations in how mild or severe each persons myopathy is.

In brief: Mitochondial myopath

Life expectancy depends on many factors.
Some mit myopathies are severly progressive and some are mildly progressive. There are different variations in how mild or severe each persons myopathy is.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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