Alper's Disease

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Medline NLM definition
: Diffuse progressive degeneration of the white matter of the brain, accompanied by mental deterioration, severe motor disturbances, and early death.

Mitochondrial Cytopathies and related disorders (Information from Contact a family)
Alper's Disease (information form National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

PubMed Medline search on Alper's disease

 Support Groups

Children's Mitochondrial Disease Information Network
(Check website for contact details)
This website gives information on all mitochondrial diseases.
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation
(US site.  Check website for contact details)
Aims to promote research for cures and treatments of mitochondrial diseases and to
provide support to affected families. Up-to-date website with an extensive list of links to other resources, email and chat groups for people with mitochondrial diseases

 

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