Pearson syndrome

What is Pearson syndrome?

Pearson syndrome is characterized by refractory sideroblastic anemia, vacuolization of bone marrow precursors and exocrine pancreatic dysfunction.

Inheritance type

Mitochondrial inheritance, Not applicable


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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