Alpers' disease

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Alpers' disease

 [al´perz]
polydystrophia cerebri.
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We reported in 2009 how his sister Stacey-Jane succumbed to the generative disease Alpers' Syndrome and POLG1.
Mitochondrial DNA polymerase gamma deficiency and mtDNA depletion in a child with Alpers' syndrome. Ann Neurol.
BRAVE Stacey-Jane Iveson suffered from a combination of POLG1 and Alpers' Syndrome.
Meanwhile Alpers' syndrome is a fatal condition that destroys the central nervous system.