Melas syndrome

What is Melas syndrome?

Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes – abbreviated to MELAS – is one of the family of mitochondrial cytopathies, which also include MERRF, and Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy.

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I have pain and can feel a mass on my left upper abdomen. CT scan was negative. Pain worse over last week and radiating to shoulder blade. Hurts...

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If you have a palpable lump it should be evident on a CT Scan
If it is not and you are not responding to pain pills may be...

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Dear Sir, Re.: Need your advice urgently re. Melas treatment My brother in law - Ilan, age of 50 was diagnosed 4 years ago as having MELAS...

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MELAS syndrome is a mitochondrial cytopathy and consists  of mitochondrial encephalomyopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes –...

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I am 16 years old. I was medium complexion from childhood but from last one and half year my skin got too much darken I don't know the reason...

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As per your case history of dark skin color, my treatment advice is -
1. Avoid sun exposure and use a good sunscreen lotion with spf more than...

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