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Causes of Leigh syndrome

Causes of Leigh syndrome

Leigh syndrome can be caused by a genetic defect in many different genes. These genes make large cellular enzymes that are necessary for energy metabolism and all of the body's motor functions.

Causes of Leigh syndrome (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Leigh syndrome that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Leigh syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Leigh syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Leigh syndrome:

Leigh syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Leigh syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Leigh syndrome as a symptom:

Conditions listing Leigh syndrome as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Leigh syndrome. Our database lists the following as having Leigh syndrome as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Leigh syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Leigh syndrome may be found in:


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