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Measure: Disease Progression and Regression   #220700

Definition: This measure determines the impact of disease on an individual over time.

Purpose: This measure is used to assess the presence and degree of symptoms over time. Rare genetic diseases, such as mitochondrial disorders and mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS), can be associated with symptoms that become more severe over time and may result in a regression of some physical abilities. This measure can be used to quantify such changes to determine the natural course of disease(s) as well as contribute to longitudinal or therapeutic intervention studies.


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Keywords: Newcastle Paediatric Mitochondrial Disease Scale, NPMDS, Newcastle Mitochondrial Disease Adult Scale, NMDAS, mitochondria, developmental delay, intellectual delay, disease, disease scale, progression, regression

Measure Release Date: April 30, 2015

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