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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Introduction

Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: A rare condition where Leigh syndrome is inherited from the mother. Leigh syndrome is characterized by degeneration of the brain and impaired function of various organs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

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 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 more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, 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, 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 more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer' 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 in post-concussion syndrome and 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, more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked to more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, more »

Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome

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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Rare Types

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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Animations

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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome, or a subtype of Maternally Inherited Leigh Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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