Short communication| Volume 170, ISSUE 1-2, P70-72, September 25, 2012

Novel mutation in spacer region of POLG associated with ataxia neuropathy spectrum and gastroparesis


      Clinical expression of POLG mutations is largely variable. We present a patient with a new mutation in spacer region of mitochondrial polymerase gamma protein (P765T). The clinical picture is characterized by the presence of sensory–ataxic neuropathy, ophthalmoplegia, dysarthria and gastroparesis, which had not been previously observed in ataxia neuropathy spectrum.


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