Use of peptide feeds to treat gastric complications in Mitochondrial Disease: Lessons learned from a case report
Mitochondrial myopathy is a neuromuscular disease caused by damage to the mitochondria. These are small, energy-producing structures that work as the cell’s power plant. The cells most affected are nerve cells in the brain and muscle as they require a lot of energy.
The symptoms of mitochondrial myopathy include:
Muscle weakness (including respiratory muscle) or exerci...
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Senior Dietitian, Guisborough Primary Care Hospital, Guisborough