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Kearns-Sayre Syndrome is a rare neuromuscular disorder that affects the eye muscles and other muscles. Kearns-Sayre Syndrome is part of the larger group of neuromuscular disorders called mitochondrial encephalomyopathies. Symptoms are:
• Difficulty in opening eyelids
• Restricted eye movements
• Pigmentary retinopathy
• Cardiac conduction abnormalities
• Weakness of facial, trunk and extremities muscles
HOW IS KEARNS-SAYRE SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the KSS is done by an ophthalmology expert who would run tests for deletion of mtDNA. He/ she would also check for alterations in the skeletal muscle and the fibres here.
HOW IS KEARNS-SAYRE SYNDROME TREATED?
Treatment of Kearns-Sayre Syndrome involves placing a pacemaker for improving heart function. Visual problems are corrected through surgery
DID YOU KNOW?
Genetic counselling benefits those affected by Kearns-Sayre Syndrome and their families.