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RGD DISEASE ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

RGD uses the Human Disease Ontology (DO, https://disease-ontology.org/) for disease curation across species. RGD automatically downloads each new release of the ontology on a monthly basis. Some additional terms which are required for RGD's curation purposes but are not currently covered in the official version of DO have been added. As corresponding terms are added to DO, these custom terms are retired and the DO terms substituted in existing annotations and subsequently used for curation.

Term:Episodic Mitochondrial Myopathy with or without Optic Atrophy and Reversible Leukoencephalopathy
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Accession:DOID:9009081 term browser browse the term
Definition:An autosomal recessive neuromuscular disorder characterized mainly by childhood onset of progressive muscle weakness and exercise intolerance. Patients have episodic exacerbation, which may be associated with increased serum creatine kinase or lactic acid. Additional more variable features may include optic atrophy, reversible leukoencephalopathy, and later onset of a sensorimotor polyneuropathy. The disorder results from impaired formation of Fe-S clusters, which are essential cofactors for proper mitochondrial function. MEOAL is caused by homozygous mutation in the FDX2 gene on chromosome 19p13. (OMIM)
Synonyms:exact_synonym: MEOAL
 primary_id: OMIM:251900
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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Fdx2 ferredoxin 2 ISO OMIM NCBI chr 8:22,086,534...22,091,450
Ensembl chr 8:22,086,534...22,091,450
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  disease 16123
    sensory system disease 5245
      eye disease 2673
        optic nerve disease 214
          optic atrophy 113
            Episodic Mitochondrial Myopathy with or without Optic Atrophy and Reversible Leukoencephalopathy 1
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  disease 16123
    disease of anatomical entity 15370
      nervous system disease 10975
        peripheral nervous system disease 2430
          neuropathy 2245
            neuromuscular disease 1766
              muscular disease 1168
                muscle tissue disease 790
                  myopathy 643
                    mitochondrial myopathy 88
                      Episodic Mitochondrial Myopathy with or without Optic Atrophy and Reversible Leukoencephalopathy 1
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