Possible Causes for Leigh's Disease in USA

  • Dementia
    Whipple Disease

    Dementia is a loss of cognitive abilities severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living. It is most common in elderly individuals, with advancing age being the strongest risk factor. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer disease (AD), but there are numerous other known causes. Most types…[1]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, abbreviated as SLE, is an autoimmune disease which primarily strikes women. Majority of the individuals with SLE experience joint pain, accompanied by swelling. Arthritis is also a common complaint. In addition to these, individuals also experience pain in chest, hair loss, and development of…[2]

  • Neurologic Manifestation of Whipple Disease
    Whipple Disease
  • Heart Valve Disease
    Whipple Disease

    Valvular heart disease is characterized by a defect or deterioration of one of the valves. Furthermore, the damage to the valve can cause stenosis or regurgitation, and both can occur in the same valve. Each valvular pathology has its own profile of etiology, hemodynamic changes, presentation, treatment, and…[3]

  • Malabsorption Syndrome
    Whipple Disease

    Malabsorption is defined as a gastrointestinal alteration which seriously affects the ability to digest, absorb and transport nutrients across the gastrointestinal wall. The main effects of the presence of unabsorbed substances in the gastrointestinal tract are indicated as follows: Diarrhea. Diarrhea appears as…[4]

  • Vitamin Deficiency
    Whipple Disease

    Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins and mineral deficiencies, are one of the major contributors to the global disease burden. Vitamin deficiencies increase the risk of infections and also cause premature death, poor health, blindness, stunted growth, mental retardation, learning disability and low work…[5]

  • Cranial Neuropathy
    Whipple Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
    Whipple Disease

    Congestive heart failure (CHF) or congestive cardiac failure (CCF) refers to chronic, usually biventricular failure of the heart. The patients of congestive cardiac failure present with features of left and right heart failure. The clinical manifestations are as below. Features due to left heart failure: Dyspnea,…[6]

  • Anemia
    Whipple Disease

    Anemia is defined as a decrease in red blood cell mass. The three main causes include blood loss, increased red blood cell destruction (hemolysis) and decreased production of red blood cells. Iron deficiency is thought to be the most common cause of anaemia globally. Common symptoms are weakness, fatigue, general…[7]

  • Intestinal Tuberculosis
    Whipple Disease

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References

  1. Dementia, Symptoma
  2. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Symptoma
  3. Heart Valve Disease, Symptoma
  4. Malabsorption Syndrome, Symptoma
  5. Vitamin Deficiency, Symptoma
  6. Congestive Heart Failure, Symptoma
  7. Anemia, Symptoma