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Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type

Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type: Introduction

Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type: A rare, progressive, inherited metabolic disorder where a deficiency of the enzyme cytochrome C oxidase affects skeletal muscles, connective tissue, brain and liver. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type is available below.

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Causes of Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type

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Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur...read more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in...read more »

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Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type: Rare Types

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Definitions of Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type as a "rare disease".
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  1. Leigh syndrome, Saguenay-Lac-St. Jean type: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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