The prevalence of mitochondrial DNA mutations in Leigh syndrome in a Brazilian series

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) mutations in cases with findings compatible with the diagnosis of Leigh syndrome in a Brazilian Neurological Service, and to compare those findings between the patients presenting or not these mutations. METHOD: We analyzed six mtDNA point mutations (T8993G, T8993C, T8851C, G1644T, T9176C… (More)

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