Leigh syndrome
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Leigh syndrome

Doreen Crawford Nurse adviser, Consultancy Crawford McKenzie, Nursing Children and Young People
Annette Dearmun Divisional head, Nursing and clinical governance, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nursing Children and Young People

Leigh syndrome is a rare inherited neuro-metabolic disorder affecting the central nervous system. It is named after Archibald Denis Leigh, a British neuropsychiatrist, who is credited with first describing the condition.

Nursing Children and Young People. 29, 7,18-18. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.29.7.18.s20