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|Symptoms of Leigh Syndrome
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||Metabolic Support UK (formerly known as Climb)
Tel. 0845 241 2173
The Leigh Network (Facebook)
The Rare Mitochondrial Disease Service for Adults and Children (NHS)
|News and events|
Leigh Syndrome (Metabolic Support UK)
Leigh syndrome ('Contact' charity website)
Leigh Syndrome (U.S. National Organization for Rare Disorders)
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 resources on Leigh's Disease and on a wide range of disability-related issues.|