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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55-57

Adult onset Leigh syndrome


1 Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Neuropathology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurological Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Radiology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Lekha Pandit
Department of Neurology, KS Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangalore - 575 108, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.31488

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Leigh syndrome is a rare progressive mitochondrial disorder of oxidative metabolism. Though it has been reported in infancy and childhood, it is rarely described in adults. The authors describe a patient who had clinical and magnetic resonance imaging features diagnostic of Leigh syndrome, with supportive biochemical and muscle histochemistry evidence.


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