A rare genetic disorder, Leigh Syndrome, is characterized by a progressive loss of mental and locomotive abilities. This condition usually appears in the infant stage. Loss of appetite, vomiting, irritability and seizures are the most common symptoms of Leigh Syndrome. The central nervous system gets affected due to this condition and within a few years, the patient dies because of a respiratory failure.
HOW IS LEIGH SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
Leigh syndrome is also called- 'Necrotizing encephalomyelopathy of Leigh's'