Some children and adults with mitochondrial disease also have seizure disorders or epilepsy.
Dr. Mary Kay Koenig from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston discusses:
- What seizure disorders are common for children and adults with mitochondrial disease?
- How do “stroke-like episodes”, memory loss and other neurological issues relate to seizure disorders for people with Mito?
- How are seizure disorders and epilepsy classified?
- What are the treatment recommendations and special precautions for Mito patients?