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Unravelling the Mysteries: A Comprehensive Exploration of Neuro-mitochondrial Disorder

Dinesh Kumar Madeshwaran, Kasthuri Palanisamy

Keywords : Airway, Emergency medicine, Magnetic resonance imaging brain, Neurological disorders, Safe intubation

Citation Information : Madeshwaran DK, Palanisamy K. Unravelling the Mysteries: A Comprehensive Exploration of Neuro-mitochondrial Disorder. 2024; 2 (1):28-30.

DOI: 10.5005/njem-11015-0028

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 26-06-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Leigh syndrome is a severe neurological disorder that usually becomes apparent in the first year of life. This condition is characterised by progressive loss of mental and movement abilities (psychomotor regression) and typically results in death within 2–3 years. A 6-month-old male infant was brought to ER with a complaint of irritable crying since yesterday night and had an episode of up-rolling of the eye with unresponsiveness.

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