|Related to/Also known as||
see also Rare Conditions
Leigh Syndrome is a rare, inherited, early-onset degenerative disorder with many different symptoms.
This is a disease of the mitochondria, which provide energy for nerve cells in the brain and muscles.
|Types||X-linked Leigh Disease|
|Useful national contacts||The Leigh Network
Climb (Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases)
Freephone 0800 652 3181
The Rare Mitochondrial Disease Service for Adults and Children (NHS)
|News and events|
|Online resources||Leigh's Disease Information Page (U.S. National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
|Our resources||The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.|