Leigh Syndrome

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Leigh Syndrome Diagnosis and Treatment

Leigh syndrome diagnosis is made based on the leigh syndrome symptoms that the infant or child has. Tests may show a deficiency of an enzyme called pyruvate dehydrogenase or the...
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Symptoms of Leigh Syndrome

Symptoms of Leigh syndrome usually progress rapidly. Since the disease affects central nervous system, initial signs of leigh syndrome may include, poor sucking ability, loss of head control and motor...
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What Causes Leigh Syndrome?

Leigh syndrome or commonly known as leigh’s disease is an inherited neurometabolic disorder characterized by progressive degeneration of the central nervous system (brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord). It usually...