DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Leigh disease

Leigh disease [DOID:3652]

Leigh's disease, also known as Subacute Necrotizing Encephalomyelopathy (SNEM), is a rare neurometabolic disorder that affects the central nervous system. It is named after Denis Archibald Leigh, a British psychiatrist who first described the condition in 1951.

Synonyms:  Leigh disease,  DOID:3652,  Leigh disorder,  Leigh syndrome,  Infantile necrotizing encephalomyelopathy ...

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2 #3 #4