Definitions for kearns-sayre syndrome
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kearns-sayre syndrome
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A mitochondrial disorder featuring the triad of chronic progressive EXTERNAL OPHTHALMOPLEGIA, cardiomyopathy (CARDIOMYOPATHIES) with conduction block (HEART BLOCK), and RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA. Disease onset is in the first or second decade. Elevated CSF protein, sensorineural deafness, seizures, and pyramidal signs may also be present. Ragged-red fibers are found on muscle biopsy. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p984)
Find a translation for the kearns-sayre syndrome definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these kearns-sayre syndrome definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"kearns-sayre syndrome." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kearns-sayre syndrome>.