In this complex case, the immediate complications of what would later be confirmed as mitochondrial disease required Cleveland Clinic Children’s specialists to perform not one, but two, transplants that saved a young patient’s life.
Cleveland Clinic is one of 19 inaugural Mitochondrial Medicine Centers in the new Mitochondrial Care Network. A medical co-chair of the network explains its mission and the challenges it will take on.
Pearson syndrome is among the most deadly and devastating of the mitochondrial diseases. An ongoing study will provide the first close look at its natural history. The lead investigator shares insights.