Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS)

    Last Updated: August 16, 2022

    KSS is caused by a genetic defect in mitochondrial DNA that impairs the ability of the mitochondria to produce energy. Symptoms of KSS include weakness or paralysis of the eye muscles, cardiovascular complications, muscle weakness, and cognitive impairments.

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    Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS) falls under the Eyes & Vision and Other categories.

    15 participants in 1 trial

    Examine Database: Kearns-Sayre Syndrome (KSS)

    Examine Database References

    1. Creatinine - Kornblum C, Schröder R, Müller K, Vorgerd M, Eggers J, Bogdanow M, Papassotiropoulos A, Fabian K, Klockgether T, Zange JCreatine has no beneficial effect on skeletal muscle energy metabolism in patients with single mitochondrial DNA deletions: a placebo-controlled, double-blind 31P-MRS crossover studyEur J Neurol.(2005 Apr)